Weather

Thursday

23 February

High

33°C

Low

20°C

Sunny

20% chance of rain

Friday

24 February

High

34°C

Low

19°C

Mostly sunny

40% chance of rain

Saturday

25 February

High

33°C

Low

19°C

Mostly sunny

60% chance of rain

Sunday

26 February

High

32°C

Low

19°C

Possible shower

80% chance of rain

How to use your FREE fishing ruler!

KNOWING how to measure your catch accurately is important to ensure it complies with size limits.

Most venomous fish in world found near shore

A stonefish was recently caught by a fisherman at Caloundra.



Photo Contributed

Sting can cause muscular paralysis and even heart failure.

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!

Fishing report: rain would flush out the bait

Ian with a nice scarlet caught on a charter with Hervey Bay Fly and Sportfishing.

February sees the opening of our barramundi season

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

''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

Barramundi season reopens in Queensland in February

BRAG BAGGED: Chris Williams with his competition winning 118cm barramundi. 
Photo contributed.

Mr Ibell reminded fishers to check the size and possession limits.

Weather lures fishos out to enjoy bountiful local catches

HOLY MACKEREL: Steve reeled in this solid grey mackerel while out on a guided tour with Hervey Bay Fly and Sportfishing recently.

In the Burrum, jacks are still about and are taking live baits.

Big game anglers chase marlin off Coffs Harbour

A marlin, hooked on Juggernaut, makes a jump at the Golden Lure game fishing tournament in Port Macquarie in January.

Anglers gear up after good competition result

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.

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

THE man filmed driving a 4WD erratically in WA that crashed in a fatal head-on collision had been attempting to “start over again” after a “very bad year”.

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