19 February





Possible thunderstorm

90% chance of rain


20 February





Thunderstorms clearing

70% chance of rain


21 February





Possible shower

50% chance of rain


22 February





Possible shower

60% chance of rain

Most venomous fish in world found near shore

A COOLUM family's enjoyment of the calm, shallow waters at Cotton Tree was destroyed after seeing a deadly fish cruising only metres from their feet.

Everything you need to know before going fishing

Read the below before you hit the water.

Your fishing essentials kit and the wicked prizes you can win!

Lures V bait - which is better?

Are lures better than natural bait? Or is it the other way around?

The answer is as simple as it is complicated.

Surfing: Where to start when you don't know how

BEGINNERS TO COMPETITORS: Tim MacDonald in the final of an Alex Pro Am surfing competition.

Learn to surf online with Robbie and Carlene Sherwell

Man flies almost 14,500 kilometres to catch a shark

A man has travelled to Mackay from the other side of the world, just to catch a shark.

Commercial fishers claim net-free data 'twisted'

Queensland Seafood Industry Association (QSIA) Mackay director and owner of Mackay Reef Fish Supplies David Caracciolo believes the net-free zone fish numbers collected by the MRFA are being twisted to suit the needs of recreational fisherman.

Net free fishing zones dividing Mackay on numbers

FISHING REPORT: Heat keeps jack, barra on the chew

GOOD EATING: Shane O'Donnell with the flathead he caught in the Kolan River recently.

Weather for weekend shaping up well

''Adrenaline rush': five foot bull shark caught off tinnie

Surprise catch: this bull shark was released after it was caught on a fishing line off a tinnie.

Call for shark warning signs to be installed

Barra on the bite already

Grace Williams with a mangrove jack caught using a Zman.

Drop a Line with Dale Smith

Big game anglers chase marlin off Coffs Harbour

A marlin, hooked on Juggernaut, makes a jump at the Golden Lure game fishing tournament in Port Macquarie in January.

Anglers gear up after good competition result

Local campers making tracks Australia wide

DETERMINED to boost Bundaberg's business industry, within two years of opening, Kelly Campers have gained national recognition for their hybrid camper trailers

Chile: Patagonia draws you in

A guanaco in front of the plains and mountains of the Torres del Paine hike.

You'll find it's no breeze, but it's well worth the hike

Richard's Christmas wish a reality

SMOOTH PADDLING: Richard gets a new Kayak for Christmas.

New kayak for intellectually impaired man

Boy's kayak stolen just days before Christmas

MISSING: Richard's first and only photo in his kayak.

Boy's kayak stolen just before Christmas

Lynette Daley's accused killers plead not guilty

Two men face charges over the death of Lynette Daley (pictured).

Two men plead not guilty over camping trip death of Maclean woman

Camp cooking pasta with Roothy's LowRange crew

Roothy's cooking - it's enough to bowl you over.

4WD REPORT: Rainbow shines for long weekend

THE Australia Day Public Holiday proved to be a great opportunity for the Bundaberg Four Wheel Drive Club to take an extra long weekend.

Outrage after driver caught running over birds on beach

Non-breeding crested terns face into the wind. This species occurs from east Asia to Tasmania.

Birds were left injured and dying on the sand

'Brake! Brake!' Beach driving goes wrong

Watch as beach drivers find getting a tow can make things worse