Outdoor Living

Fri 3 Mar 2017

New moon has water on the move and perch on the bite around Cooloola

New moon has water on the move and perch on the bite around...

The New Moon Phase this week has the fish feeding, but continue to take good care on coastal bars with the king tides as there will be a lot of moving water

Fri 24 Feb 2017

All the latest fishing news from around Cooloola

All the latest fishing news from around Cooloola

The freshwater scene has seen good-quality bass in the upper reaches of the Mary River, as bass and saratoga have been feeding in the local dams

Sat 18 Feb 2017

Low tide your best bet for fishing in Cooloola

Low tide your best bet for fishing in Cooloola

Fraser Island is seeing a heap of dart and whiting in the low-tide gutters

Thu 16 Feb 2017

Final days to win $5000 BCF voucher!

Final days to win $5000 BCF voucher!

THE only thing better than a serious shopping spree at BCF is getting it all for FREE!

Tue 14 Feb 2017

Last fishing trip entry form in tomorrow's paper!

Last fishing trip entry form in tomorrow's paper!

IF YOU haven’t got your name in to win our incredible $2500 fishing trip, then a) where have you been the past few weeks?! And b) hurry! You’ve got until Friday

Sat 11 Feb 2017

7 weird fishing superstitions

7 weird fishing superstitions

THERE may not be any rules against carrying a black cat on board, but there are a few quirky fishing superstitions worth chatting about.

Fri 10 Feb 2017

The fish are well and truly on the bite in Cooloola

The fish are well and truly on the bite in Cooloola

Rainbow Beach has been on fire with dart, bream and whiting along Teewah Beach

Thu 9 Feb 2017

How to use your FREE fishing ruler!

How to use your FREE fishing ruler!

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

Tue 7 Feb 2017

Most venomous fish in world found near shore

Most venomous fish in world found near shore

A COOLUM family's enjoyment of the calm, shallow waters at Cotton Tree was destroyed after seeing a deadly fish cruising only metres from their feet.

Sat 4 Feb 2017

Borumba boat ramp expansion to go ahead

Borumba boat ramp expansion to go ahead

Lake Borumba is currently the lowest it has been for some time, meaning boaties are unable to safely use the existing ramp

Everything you need to know before going fishing

Everything you need to know before going fishing

Your fishing essentials kit, lingo you need to know, how to cast and the wicked prizes you can win!

Wed 1 Feb 2017

Lures V bait - which is better?

Lures V bait - which is better?

The answer is as simple as it is complicated, according to fishing guru.

Mon 30 Jan 2017

Reeling in the big beach catches at Teewah

Reeling in the big beach catches at Teewah

9 foot shark hooked on beach

Fri 27 Jan 2017

Lake Borumba might be low but still has plenty of fish

Lake Borumba might be low but still has plenty of fish

Borumba Fish Stocking Association boosts the number of fish in one of the region's most iconic fishing spots.

Sat 21 Jan 2017

Good idea to stay close to the shore today

Good idea to stay close to the shore today

Rainbow Beach and northern Sunshine Coast have seen plenty of fish recently

Fri 20 Jan 2017

The fish are biting in Cooloola, here's where to catch them

The fish are biting in Cooloola, here's where to catch them

Rainbow Beach and Fraser Island have been fishing well, although there has been heavy traffic

Wed 18 Jan 2017

Surfing: Where to start when you don't know how

Surfing: Where to start when you don't know how

PART 1: Learn the basics of surfing with Robbie and Carlene Sherwell, of XL Surfing Academy in this series aimed at getting you in the water.

Tue 10 Jan 2017

Meet the Feather Riot, the girls of Cluckingham Palace

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.

Wed 4 Jan 2017

Pearlies and snapper biting

Pearlies and snapper biting

SOME favourable offshore conditions over the Christmas period have seen plenty of pearlies, snapper, tuskfish and trag jew

Sat 31 Dec 2016

Camping picks up in Valley

Camping picks up in Valley

They are taking bookings as fast as they are coming in and are expecting to be "pretty full” by the time the New Year rolls around.

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