Outdoor Living

Thu 24 Nov 2016

WATCH: Why big wave days should be declared a holiday

WATCH: Why big wave days should be declared a holiday

WHEN the surf's up on the Sunshine Coast, it really should be declared a public holiday.

Fri 18 Nov 2016

They're on the chew and anglers on the Coast are loving it

They're on the chew and anglers on the Coast are loving it

FISHING right across the Fraser Coast is just fantastic at the moment.

TOTALLY HOOKED: Rock fishing has many rewards

TOTALLY HOOKED: Rock fishing has many rewards

THE Sunshine Coast has one of the best shore-based fisheries in south-east Queensland and one type that is sometimes overlooked is rock fishing.

Thu 17 Nov 2016

Fish running hot and cold in Bundy

Fish running hot and cold in Bundy

IT SURE was good to see some rain around the Bundaberg area out of last week's storms.

Fri 11 Nov 2016

TOTALLY HOOKED: Catching crustaceans lots of fun

TOTALLY HOOKED: Catching crustaceans lots of fun

WITH the days getting longer and warmer, a lot of people start chasing their favourite crustaceans.

Wed 9 Nov 2016

OUR SAY: Why wait for life jacket trial to end?

OUR SAY: Why wait for life jacket trial to end?

MANY rock fishers have said they would not wear compulsory life jackets, but $20 seems a small price to pay for greater safety.

Tue 8 Nov 2016

Coast diver reveals how he was stranded at sea for 17 hours

Coast diver reveals how he was stranded at sea for 17 hours

A SUNSHINE Coast scuba diver Les Brierley has opened up about his terrifying 17-hour ordeal in shark-infested waters off Townsville.

Fri 4 Nov 2016

Top weather attracts fishos as many spots in Bay fire up

Top weather attracts fishos as many spots in Bay fire up

A WEEK of decent weather has given many the opportunity to get in some fishing and boating.

Sustainable fishing on agenda in new initiative

Sustainable fishing on agenda in new initiative

COOLOOA Coast anglers could be the latest to benefit from the Fishers for Fish Habitat forums in Queensland, engaging recreational fishers in the protection and...

Totally Hooked: Coral trout are on the chomp now

Totally Hooked: Coral trout are on the chomp now

Coral trout, also known as leopard fish, can be caught up to 75cm in length and weighing in at 6 to 8kg.

Thu 3 Nov 2016

Updated fishing guide available in time for summer

Updated fishing guide available in time for summer

New edition of the Queensland Recreational Boating and Fishing Guide launching just in time for the summer holidays

Tue 25 Oct 2016

QSIA's claims unfounded - Bill Byrne

QSIA's claims unfounded - Bill Byrne

10.10am: BARRA Bounty organisers have hit back at claims the results from the weekend's competition indicate the net fishing ban is not working.

Fri 21 Oct 2016

Sea lice bring sting to Coast beaches

Sea lice bring sting to Coast beaches

SWIMMERS hitting the water at Mooloolaba and Noosa are likely to come across sea lice and algae, and bluebottles could be on their way too.

Mon 17 Oct 2016

Fisher 'stoked' to reel in shark at popular paddle spot

Fisher 'stoked' to reel in shark at popular paddle spot

HE'S a keen fisherman, but once is enough for James Holt when it comes to reeling in a shark.

Fri 7 Oct 2016

BEACH REPORT: Top weather on the way

BEACH REPORT: Top weather on the way

THE beach conditions are looking absolutely perfect for a trip to the beach today and tomorrow, with plenty of sunshine and warm temperatures.

Thu 6 Oct 2016

FISHING REPORT: Cracker week on the water

FISHING REPORT: Cracker week on the water

IT'S been a cracker week with some fantastic fishing around the Bundaberg area and plenty of quality fish caught.

Wed 5 Oct 2016

Whales frolicking at the Keppels captured on camera

Whales frolicking at the Keppels captured on camera

Whales swam towards the boat the photographer was in

Mon 3 Oct 2016

BOAT SUNK: How these two men survived run in with whale

BOAT SUNK: How these two men survived run in with whale

TWO fishermen were rescued when their boat sunk within 20 seconds of accidentally hitting a whale off the coast of Evans Head

Fri 30 Sep 2016

TOTALLY HOOKED: Anglers target Everglades' bass

TOTALLY HOOKED: Anglers target Everglades' bass

LET'S talk about native Australian species.

Thu 29 Sep 2016

Did an Inskip barge really KO this spanish mackeral?

Did an Inskip barge really KO this spanish mackeral?

Fraser Island barge operator refutes tall tale of spanish mackeral

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