23 February





Mostly sunny

20% chance of rain


24 February





Possible shower

30% chance of rain


25 February





Mostly sunny

40% chance of rain


26 February





Possible shower

90% 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

Fish measure up for bub after family reels 'em in

A family fishing 80 kms out from Mackay have struck nannygai gold. They reeled in five nannygai, averaging about 15kg each, along with 11 sweetlip.

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

Local camper is one of the country's finest

BUNDABERG business Kelly Campers is making some noise in the camping industry - having been placed among the top campers in Australia.

Local campers making tracks Australia wide

LOCAL DESIGN: Kelly Campers owner Dave Willoughby is happy that after 18 months on the market the company made the finals of Camper Trailer of the year 2017 awards. The results will be announced in Camper Trailer Australia magazine in February.

'We want to see more doors open than closed'

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

How a WWII jeep has given Sam 40 years of memories

OWNER of a WWII Ford GPW Jeep, Sam Scholz is spreading his love for the war vehicles with the Bundaberg community.

What was going on with the man behind WA head-on fatality

Capel car crash on Bussell Highway in WA's south west.

Man behind head-on fatality had been trying to "start over again"

4WD REPORT: Rainbow shines for long weekend

ON THE MOVE: Noel Southern out on the tracks

Go Off Track with Brad Praed

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