21 January





Possible thunderstorm

80% chance of rain


22 January





Possible shower

50% chance of rain


23 January





Possible shower

30% chance of rain


24 January





Clearing shower

40% chance of rain

Meet the Feather Riot, the girls of Cluckingham Palace

EVER fancied keeping chooks in the backyard? Alison Paterson shares her story about the awesome girls Feather Riot, who lived in Cluckingham Palace.

Cooler breeze and our spots are working well for anglers

Catherine had a ball out on the water with Hervey Bay Fly and Sportfishing, and catching this grey mackerel was a bonus.

Hopefully the south-easterlies will bring the pelagics in close.

'Brake! Brake!' Beach driving goes wrong

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

Time to cast our nets in the hope of seafood dinner

2016 Burrum Heads Easter Fishing Classic - 11 yr old Sophie Dahl from the Sunshine Coast waiting for a bite. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Even the northerly winds haven't been enough to keep fishos away.

'It was scary': fisherman reels in a shark

TALE to tell after toothy catch hooked at popular fishing spot.

Unexplained 'growths' on fish at Mackay creek

PUZZLING: Angler Jaimie Martin had never seen anything like the catfish he caught at Rocky Dam Creek.

"Like some sort of tumorous growth and it was as hard as coral”

BIG FISH: Reckon you can beat this freshwater monster?

TOOWOOMBA'S Eddie Zoet caught the perfect Christmas present, this 52cm yellowbelly, while out fishing with his mates.

Eddie Zoet caught the perfect Christmas present while out fishing

Good variety being caught on the region's reefs this week

HOOKED: Dave, from New Zealand, with a whopper queenfish.

The Burrum has been a great place to escape the winds.

Angler catches boat-sized bull shark, pats it

BIG CATCH: Tony Lenthall with his large 3m bull shark caught in the Nambucca River on Sunday.

AFTER years of trying Tony Lenthall finally got the one he was after

Commercial fishers get extension, but it makes no difference

Ballina trawler harbour.

Deadline extended for NSW fishers buying back into the industry

Weather fires up and so does the all-round fishing

Now let's have a look at this week's brag board - Lets make it all about the  thready's   Fraser was leading our weigh in board with this 12.88kg monster Gail landed her biggest to date King Salmon weighing in at 11.63Kg Only to outdo herself with helping to land Lorna's massive 12.03kg 136cm long fishing of a life time the very next day! Nice job ladies!

Let's take a look at the report.

Illegal campers defy ban and return to private property

COMMITTED campers intent on beachfront views are continuing to ignore private property signs and pitch their tents and parking their vans at Norval Park.

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

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

Campfire Safety this Christmas break

Correct method to put out a campfire - pour water on it. Dundowran Rural Fire volunteers (L) Brian Fielding, David Spawton, Daniel Dixon, Hamyn Foster and John Scicluna. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Dundowran Rural Fire Brigade volunteers demonstrate the difference between putting...

Camp cooking pasta with Roothy's LowRange crew

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

Roothy's camp cooked lamb secrets

Roothy ready to get cooking on the campfire

John Rooth lets you in on some tasty tricks.