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Fisherman lands half tonne marlin: record pending

A FISHERMAN has reportedly landed what could be Australia's biggest blue marlin.

Lucky escape for five fisherman after boat sinks near GKI

COAST GUARD: This vessel lead Friday's rescue mission.

Coast Guard's epic rescue of the group of marooned spear fishermen.

Whopper catch: Boy's monster Mooloolaba fish

8 year old Zayne McDonald caught a 1.8m marlin while fishing with his dad off Mooloolaba.Zayne is pictured with the rod he used to catch the fish.

8-year-old angler hooks 1.87m marlin

'Could've nearly fit in its mouth': Massive marlin landed

STOKED: Sam Lacy caught the 360kg black marlin off the Cairns coast.

Fish weighed a whopping 360kg, stretched 4m long

'Monster shark' so close 'we could've touched it': Fisherman

Ballina resident and long-time fisherman, Bernard Richter was "shocked" over an encouter with a large grey nurse shark in Ballina River.

Fisherman says he's not afraid to get back in the water

MIGHTY CATCH: Two-hour fight to reel in 60kg cobia

WHOPPER: Kevin Junker was on a guided tour to Arch Cliffs with Hervey Bay Fly and Sportfishing when he hooked this massive cobia on Tuesday.

A Melbourne visitor hooked the catch of a lifetime on Tuesday.

1,119 fines issued for illegal camping and parking

"THERE is no place here for people who think they are entitled to park and camp wherever they like”.

Go off the grid at West Kunderang Recreational Retreat

The property fronts 10km of the Macleay river, all of which campers can explore on foot or by canoe. It is also ideal for bass fishing.

When we go on holidays we like to get away from it all.

Fraser Island wins best family camping spot

Fraser Island has been voted the top camping spot in the 2017 Best Family Travel Awards by Out and About with Kids magazine.

More than 40,000 votes were cast across 20 categories.

Why do vanpackers have money for alcohol but not a campsite?

UNWELCOME RETURN: Just a few of the 18 vanpackers making themselves at home at 8.45am on Monday December 18 in the Rails Carpark at Byron Bay.

Locals are furious with influx of "freeloaders”

Camp in luxury for less than $30 a week

Owner Adam Bailey at WOW Campers and Trailers Superstore wants people to be able to holiday affordably.

New Lismore camping shop has options for family or solo adventurers

'Epidemic of hipsters': Carpark campers in firing line

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service is considering shutting off access to the Noosa National Park carpark at night due to people illegal camping.

Illegal overnight stays frustrating park users

Cheap wine and a wet, wet tent

There are no photos of Damian Bathersby's new tent in the Gympie storm so here's a file photo of someone else's predicament after a different storm, somewhere else.

MEMORIES of the night Jimmy sang up a storm in Gympie.

Why aren't all four-wheel drive owners doing this?

Sports utility vehicles are selling in unprecedented numbers ... but strangely most buyers never step off the bitumen.

UPDATE: Yeppoon teen dies in 4WD beach rollover

FATAL INCIDENT: A 16-year old female has died after a single vehicle rollover last night near Five Rocks.

Single-vehicle rollover at Five Rocks late last night

Bruce Hwy carnage after driver crosses onto wrong side road

Firefighters had to cut two people free from a sedan that was involved in a three-vehicle crash on the Bruce Hwy at Forest Glen.

Forensic Crash Unit investigating three-car crash

Coast star launches All 4 Adventure TV show in America

OUTBACK ADVENTURE: All4Adventure TV show host Jason Andrews with his sidekick Simon, take on Australia.

YOU wouldn't believe what this Coast man does for a living

BEACH RAGE: Calls for crackdown on illegal dune driving

A resident, who didn't wish to be named, snapped one of the four-wheel drivers illegally traversing the dunes at Seven Mile Beach on Sunday, May 21.

"Unless this behaviour is stamped out, someone is going to get hurt"