Outdoor Living

Thu 26 Jan 2017

Last chance to land a big catch

Last chance to land a big catch

Although there is some discussion as to whether or not fishing is as good as past decades, the biggest fish table indicates there are still big fish to catch.

Sun 22 Jan 2017

Hook, line and sinker: Your chance to win

Hook, line and sinker: Your chance to win

If fishing is your game, then get in your name because we're running a stack of reely incredible giveaways this summer we know you'll be hooked on.

Thu 12 Jan 2017

Moore lands grey-suited beaut by the bendy bridge

Moore lands grey-suited beaut by the bendy bridge

The 21-year-old angler was just out to show his girlfriend a shark in the flesh, he didn't anticipate hauling up one the size of himself.

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.

Thu 29 Dec 2016

Have you entered the Fish of the Year competition?

Have you entered the Fish of the Year competition?

ALL weigh-ins of legal size fish are automatically entered in the random draw for $500 worth of top line Alvey fishing gear through Marian Boat and Tackle

Fri 16 Dec 2016

'Brake! Brake!' Beach driving goes wrong

'Brake! Brake!' Beach driving goes wrong

BEACH driving can be a tricky business. Watch as four-wheel-drivers hitting the sand at Inskip Point find out getting a tow out of a jam can make things worse.

Thu 15 Dec 2016

Holiday season begins with a bang on the Clarence

Holiday season begins with a bang on the Clarence

SUMMER holiday fishing pattern arrives with a bang, with big flathead on the bite and spanish mackerel appearing in good numbers offshore.

Thu 8 Dec 2016

Unique species hooked as activity returns on Clarence

Unique species hooked as activity returns on Clarence

This week, Peter Burnett of Palmers Island scored a javelin fish of 1.295 kg along the shores of Palmers Island.

Fri 2 Dec 2016

Fishing activity has slowed but lizards still on the bite

Fishing activity has slowed but lizards still on the bite

MOST anglers fishing the estuaries are finding flathead in abundance, as can be expected this time of year.

Fri 18 Nov 2016

4yo Hugh lands this week's biggest blackfish

4yo Hugh lands this week's biggest blackfish

TYPICAL early summer pattern enters with plenty of bream on the bite along the Clarence Coast.

TOTALLY HOOKED: Rock fishing has many rewards

TOTALLY HOOKED: Rock fishing has many rewards

THE Sunshine Coast has one of the best shore-based fisheries in south-east Queensland and one type that is sometimes overlooked is rock fishing.

Tue 15 Nov 2016

How to save water while maintaining a gorgeous garden

How to save water while maintaining a gorgeous garden

EVERY gardener knows that one of the most precious resources for a healthy vegetable or flower patch is water.

Fri 11 Nov 2016

DEX story helps stock up sinker maker's lead supply

DEX story helps stock up sinker maker's lead supply

THE only thing holding artisan sinker maker David Gibson back was tapping into a supply of lead ... not anymore.

TOTALLY HOOKED: Catching crustaceans lots of fun

TOTALLY HOOKED: Catching crustaceans lots of fun

WITH the days getting longer and warmer, a lot of people start chasing their favourite crustaceans.

Thu 10 Nov 2016

Fish on offer but currents, winds a challenge

Fish on offer but currents, winds a challenge

FISHING ALERT: Anglers venturing offshore faced with increase in Red October bloom.

Wed 9 Nov 2016

OUR SAY: Why wait for life jacket trial to end?

OUR SAY: Why wait for life jacket trial to end?

MANY rock fishers have said they would not wear compulsory life jackets, but $20 seems a small price to pay for greater safety.

Fri 4 Nov 2016

'Red October' and strong winds impact offshore returns

'Red October' and strong winds impact offshore returns

Estuary provides spots to find shelter from prevailing winds

Top weather attracts fishos as many spots in Bay fire up

Top weather attracts fishos as many spots in Bay fire up

A WEEK of decent weather has given many the opportunity to get in some fishing and boating.

Sustainable fishing on agenda in new initiative

Sustainable fishing on agenda in new initiative

COOLOOA Coast anglers could be the latest to benefit from the Fishers for Fish Habitat forums in Queensland, engaging recreational fishers in the protection and...

North Solitary Islands a haven for anemones, clown fish

North Solitary Islands a haven for anemones, clown fish

North Solitary Islands are famous for their prolific number of sea anemones.

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