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Fishing Grounds of the Gulf of Maine

Seguin Ridge This ridge is SSW. from Seguin Island, distant 5 miles. Four miles long. ESE. and WSW by mile wide. There are a number of small rocky spots - hummocks of 9 to 14 fathoms in depth.

In general the ground has from 10 to 40 fathoms over it. except as mentioned.

Cod and cusk are taken in the spring, haddock in May and June. and hake in summer. It is a good cod ground in the fall and also a lobster ground. A few pollock are seined here in the spring. Fishing is by hand lines, gill netting, and trawling.

Marks: Pond Island Light on the eastern spur of Seguin; Wooded Mark Island on Bald Head (Small Point).