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Fishing Grounds of the Gulf of Maine

The Wolves Bank -This bank lies between The Wolves and Grand Manan, distant about 8 miles from East Quoddy Light, SE. E. Marks: The Coxcomb showing to the eastward and just touching on the western edge of Green Island: bring the heads of Grand Manan to form The Armchair. and White Horse and Simpson Island into range.

This is a small-boat ground of scarcely more than 6 acres, with depths of 18 to 30 fathoms on a bottom of rocks and mud. Species and seasons are as on The Wolves. Southeast from The Wolves from 2 to 20 miles lies a piece of muddy bottom where hake are usually abundant in summer.