Outdoor Living

Thu 22 Dec 2016

Firie start to Christmas break for boatie

Firie start to Christmas break for boatie

A BOATIE has had a disappointing start to Christmas this morning.

Fri 16 Dec 2016

'Brake! Brake!' Beach driving goes wrong

'Brake! Brake!' Beach driving goes wrong

BEACH driving can be a tricky business. Watch as four-wheel-drivers hitting the sand at Inskip Point find out getting a tow out of a jam can make things worse.

Sun 11 Dec 2016

Boat found in mangroves of coastal creek

Boat found in mangroves of coastal creek

SES crews and Queensland Police Service were called to a boat that lost its mooring on the weekend.

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

Darcie shares 'cool' fishing message

Darcie shares 'cool' fishing message

GLOBAL fishing personality Darcizzle "Darcie'' Arahill enjoyed a first-time role spreading the word about innovative practices being adopted in Queensland.

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

Fri 28 Oct 2016

FISHING TALES: Doggies biting out on the bay

FISHING TALES: Doggies biting out on the bay

Most of the calls this week were about doggies and spanish going okay the last few days.

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.

Mon 24 Oct 2016

Baggin' the barra at 2016 Bounty

Baggin' the barra at 2016 Bounty

STEFAN Sawynok thought it might have started snowing over the Fitzroy this weekend.

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.

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