Fishing Grounds of the Gulf of Maine

Southeast Ledge This lies 6 miles SE. from Machias Seal Island and has a 5-fathom shoal, which breaks in heavy weather. The ground about is rocky and gravelly and has depths from 30 to 55 fathoms.

Species and seasons are as on Machias Seal Island, but in addition a certain amount of halibut occurs in May, June, and July.

Machias Seal Island: In summer cod, haddock, and pollock are abundant here, the cod and haddock remaining all winter.