Outdoor Living

Sun 4 Jun 2017

Big numbers of endangered shark off Rainbow Beach

Big numbers of endangered shark off Rainbow Beach

'We feel like we've stumbled across one of the premier dive spots in Australia.'

Fri 2 Jun 2017

Hate camping? This idea might change your mind

Hate camping? This idea might change your mind

IF YOUR idea of a holiday involves a hotel, but your kids desperately want to go camping - a Sunshine Coast business has the perfect solution for you.

Sun 26 Mar 2017

From hospital bed to six-day, 250km desert run

From hospital bed to six-day, 250km desert run

RUNNING 250km through the desert in six days is not a prospect that would appeal to most people, but Neil Collie can't wait to get started.

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

Sun 12 Feb 2017

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

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

WE in the Gladstone region are privileged to live by the coast, so there's no shortage of places to cool off when the weather heats up.

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.

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.

Sun 5 Feb 2017

Rodriguez family can eat 1.5kg of fish a day

Rodriguez family can eat 1.5kg of fish a day

Family has a lot of mouths to feed which is easier with the free fishing lure they picked up.

Sat 4 Feb 2017

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.

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.

Tue 27 Dec 2016

The first Snapchat filter planned to be made here

The first Snapchat filter planned to be made here

FISHING is taking a new turn with the age of the selfie.

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 24 Nov 2016

WATCH: Why big wave days should be declared a holiday

WATCH: Why big wave days should be declared a holiday

WHEN the surf's up on the Sunshine Coast, it really should be declared a public holiday.

Fri 18 Nov 2016

They're on the chew and anglers on the Coast are loving it

They're on the chew and anglers on the Coast are loving it

FISHING right across the Fraser Coast is just fantastic at the moment.

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.

Thu 17 Nov 2016

Fish running hot and cold in Bundy

Fish running hot and cold in Bundy

IT SURE was good to see some rain around the Bundaberg area out of last week's storms.

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