Man catches monster cod while fishing with mates

IN ALL the years Mick Kopittke has been fishing, he's never had a catch this big.

Tagging game fish offers clues to climate change affects

Black marlin tagging data from the south-west Pacific region.

Could climate change be to blame for lack of marlin?

Barra blitz predicted for the Boyne

SPILLING: Lake Awoonga pictured the day after rain which fell on Thursday, March 30, 2017.

BOYNE River anglers are in for a barra bonanza.

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 news@dailymercury.com.au

'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

'It was pretty bloody lucky that his mate jumped in'

A MAN who slipped and fell about 10 metres down an embankment into a shallow, crocodile infested creek while fishing has been saved by a quick thinking mate.

'Bucket list' glamping destinations not to be missed

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Love nature but also love a few creature comforts?

Now here's a little caravanning secret worth sharing

GREY NOMADS: users are talking up how good the WikiCamps tool is for finding everything you need to know about your next road stop.

Don't leave home without it even if you only plan a weekend away.

Get the animal WOW factor into your next holiday

ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS: Sleep with the animals at Jamala Wildlife Lodge and Aquarium in Canberra.

BOOK into one of these animal encounters for a fab experience

Girl wakes to 2.5m snake coiled on arm while camping

She let out a muffled “help me”

Rediscover quality time in the outdoors

Sunset on Pebbly Beach, on the New South Wales south coast.

Technology-free holidays get families talking again

Where to pitch a tent in Queensland and New South Wales

Salvator Rosa Nogoa River camping area in Carnarvon National Park.

Planning a camping getaway? Check out these camp sites

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