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Fishing Grounds of the Gulf of Maine

Pollock Hub This ground lies SE. from the lightship 6 to 8 miles and 13 miles S. from Cushings Island bell buoy. It is a rocky piece of bottom, having about 29 fathoms over it. It is about mile across and is fished by hand line, trawl, and gill net. but is mostly a summer hand-line spot.

It is a good cod ground in the spring and good for pollock in their season. Between this and Trinidad (SE. by S. from Pollock Hub 3 miles) is a fishing ground for haddock in January and February. on a broken bottom. in depths of from 40 to 60 fathoms. This is both a small-boat and a vessel ground fished by hand line, trawl, and gill nets.