Weather

Tuesday

24 October

High

26°C

Low

15°C

Clearing shower

60% chance of rain

Wednesday

25 October

High

28°C

Low

14°C

Sunny

10% chance of rain

Thursday

26 October

High

30°C

Low

17°C

Possible thunderstorm

50% chance of rain

Friday

27 October

High

30°C

Low

19°C

Possible shower

40% chance of rain

Bigger tides make perfect opportunity to target whiting

THE recent run of good weather this week has seen anglers head far and wide in search of a feed.

Better fishing on warm Fraser Coast days

9: And lastly we received a lovely thank you from Reef Sanders who caught another trophy threadfin this time on his newly donated rod and reel from us here at Freedom and Samaki. Cheers mate and keep up the good work!

The Mary and Susan rivers have also been a popular location.

Spring is here and local reefs are firing up with quality fish

William with a diamond trevally caught off Arch Cliffs.

The local reefs are starting to fire up again.

Fishing report: Great weather for weekend fish

1&2. First up we have father and son duo Darren and Harry Thelan with matching flathead caught last Saturday. They sent these photos through on our Facebook Page.

Let's check out this week's local fishing report.

MIGHTY CATCH: Two-hour fight to reel in 60kg cobia

WHOPPER: Kevin Junker was on a guided tour to Arch Cliffs with Hervey Bay Fly and Sportfishing when he hooked this massive cobia on Tuesday.

A Melbourne visitor hooked the catch of a lifetime on Tuesday.

27yo 'gone fishing' to Mackay, never came back

LOVE OF THE LINE: Ashley Sims, 27, moved from Toowoomba to Mackay several years ago, purely for the fishing.

Angler Ashley Sims moved to Mackay five years ago for the fishing.

Whale of an shark encounter for fisherman

Passengers onboard Cairns Reef Fishing Charters' vessel encounter a whale shark. Photo: Jason Mansfield

“It was not shy at all. It even came up and touched the duckboard."

Wake held for skipper who mysteriously disappeared at sea

FOND MEMORIES: Tony Cowderoy shares his memories of missing fisherman and mate Grant Sainty, whom he worked with for more than a decade.

Wake gives closure to friends of Coast fisherman

Should illegal campers be fined? POLL RESULTS

THERE was a strong response to our poll regarding whether or not to fine campers.

Teenager suffers burns in camping trip gone wrong

ACETONE BLAST: A Mackay teenager is recovering from burns cause by a campfire incident at Eungella.

Mackay teenager suffers superficial burns

PARTY POOPERS: Trashed grounds, burnt plants, faeces, bongs and a rave

Bongs, pipes, rubbish, human faeces, tents, bonfires and loud music took over at Springs Beach car park on Sunday night.

An illegal overnight camping trip resulted in some very angry locals

Why these grey-nomads might never visit Yeppoon again

GREY NOMADS: Ian and Gail Roche had to stay on their boat in Yeppoon because of the lack of free camping areas.

Retired travellers say they've never encountered a stricter town

No camping: Nomads to snub Callide Dam

SPENDING IN TOWN: Regulars campers from Callide Dam cannot believe SunWater won't allow free camps on the dam foreshore any more.

'We will just keep passing by and find another free camp to go'

Warning after cylinder explodes at Gympie campground

Photo courtesy of Cobb & Co Nine Mile Camping Grounds Facebook page.

'The gas in these cylinders can expand by 270 times when heated'

Pauline slams council's move against farm camp ground

UNDER THREAT: A Kenilworth dairy farm could be cut off from the camping market by council requirements.

Pauline Hanson slams council's threat to fine farmer over camping

Man slams into power pole, in serious condition

Man in serious condition after his car hit a power pole

Drivers snapped on unstable Inskip sinkhole site

DANGER ZONE: Tyre tracks left behind from a vehicle that drove into the site at Inskip where a sinkhole opened in 2015.

The 4WD club said a minority of drivers were breaking the rules.

Car 'stuck and immovable' in men's rescue

Finch Hatton police pictured at Captain's Crossing in this file photo.

Police: Four men missing in Crediton State Forest have been found

Mercedes-Benz's premium ute hits Australian shores

PREMIUM CHOICE: 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.

All-new Mercedes 4WD double-cab will go on sale next year

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"