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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

Top 11 places to cool off in Gladstone when it's stinking hot

Aerial View of South End (bottom) and Facing Island. Gladstone. Photo Brenda Strong / The Observer

Want to get out and cool down? Here's where to visit in summer

7 weird fishing superstitions

WOWEE! This is a deadly combination if you're heading out fishing! Photo: contributed

Any of these ring true for you?

How to use your FREE fishing ruler!

Don't miss our on your free fishing ruler with Saturday's paper!

KNOW how to measure your catch accurately.

Skipper snags 507kg black marlin

SKIPPER Bill Billson has made an impressive start to the black marlin season reeling in the first 507kg grander.

'HOLY SH**': Humpback hooked by boy on fishing trip

Nicholas and Glenn Brasen with Tyler Bryce, with a much smaller - but still impressive - catch during the fishing trip where they hooked a humpback whale off the Kingscliff coast.

A Tweed Coast father and son were shocked after hooking a whale

WATCH: Gladstone's 'trophy fishery' video goes viral

SPEEDSTER: Daniel Powell with a cracking queensfish caught off Gladstone.

Spectacular video from CAST Magazine garners thousands of views.

15kg Red Emperor a classic catch at Rainbow

Steven Grills, Justin Walters and Neville Stutz with their catches.

Wrap up of this year's Rainbow Beach Fishing Classic.

Journalist's embarrassing attempt at NT fishing

Charles Wooley and his barra, caught at Four Mile Hole in Kakadu.

Sorry Charles, that's barely even a fish

Top Coast angler to cast a rod in American fishing comp.

CATCHING A TROPHY: Dylan Fryer  will compete in the Bass Nation Championships in North Carolina in October.

Dylan Fryer will compete in the Bass Nation Champs.

Alvey Reels closing after hit by cheap imports

Alvey was founded in 1920.

Iconic Queensland business hit by cheap imports

Teenager suffers burns in camping trip gone wrong

A Mackay teenager was lucky to escape with superficial burns after he was caught in an explosion at a celebration gone wrong.

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

Council threatens farmer with $180,000 fine over campsite

KENILWORTH CAMPING: Adadale Farm  has 5km of camping along the river.

Dairy farmer threatened with decimating fine, compliance costs

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"