26 March





Possible shower

60% chance of rain


27 March





Possible shower

50% chance of rain


28 March





Possible shower

80% chance of rain


29 March





Possible shower

90% chance of rain

Fishing report: Autumn brings tuna migration to Bay

Targeting barra, jacks, grunter and whiting has been popular with most.

Building tides promise action for keen reef fishos

TUNA FOR TEA: Adrian Morley reeled in this longtail while out on the water with Hervey Bay Fly and Sportfishing.

In the river, the usual suspects have been on offer.

Fishing report: tips while we all wait for that rain

Brother and sister fishing team Mila and Reef, above and below, landing their first barramundi each out at Lenthalls Dam.

The Mary, Susan and Burrum Rivers are packed with barramundi

Large Bay fish species hook unsuspecting anglers

Ned with a bludger trevally caught off Platypus Bay

And with the fish on the bite, they were not disappointed.

Welcomed coastal rain brings the fish to Fraser Coast

A HUGE thank you to everyone who's been doing their daily rain dances - finally the Fraser Coast has seen some lovely rain.

Beast of a barra takes Mackay fisherman for a swim

WHAT A CATCH: Israel Vogiatzis promises the only thing photoshopped in this pic is the background to keep his "secret spot" just that. His catch, a barramundi that cracked the 1m mark, was his biggest he's caught in Queensland.  Have you caught a big one recently? Email photos and the details of your catch to

'How I landed the biggest barramundi yet'

Lost at sea survivor felt like "live bait"

Ross Chapman on his boat. He is lucky to be alive.

Ross Chapman describes what it's like to be lost at sea.

Fish measure up for bub after family reels 'em in

Kullen Fuchs measuring his family's catch.

Family of fisherman lands nannygai gold

Final days to win $5000 BCF voucher!

$5000 BCF voucher up for grabs!

Don't miss out on this!

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

You have to see these luxurious 'glamping' safari tents

TRAVELLERS who enjoy glamorous getaways will fall in love with Murphy's Creek Hideaway's "glamping-style” luxurious safari tents.

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

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.

Roothy vs rissoles

John Rooth and the boys check out camp-cooked rhino rissoles and offer a challenge...

Mercedes-Benz's premium ute hits Australian shores

Mercedes' striking new 4x4 double cab ute, due to go on sale here in 2018, does some Australian off-road testing before hitting our showrooms

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"

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