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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

Fri 18 Nov 2016

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

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.

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

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.

Totally Hooked: Coral trout are on the chomp now

Totally Hooked: Coral trout are on the chomp now

Coral trout, also known as leopard fish, can be caught up to 75cm in length and weighing in at 6 to 8kg.

Thu 3 Nov 2016

Updated fishing guide available in time for summer

Updated fishing guide available in time for summer

New edition of the Queensland Recreational Boating and Fishing Guide launching just in time for the summer holidays

Mon 3 Oct 2016

BOAT SUNK: How these two men survived run in with whale

BOAT SUNK: How these two men survived run in with whale

TWO fishermen were rescued when their boat sunk within 20 seconds of accidentally hitting a whale off the coast of Evans Head

Fri 30 Sep 2016

TOTALLY HOOKED: Anglers target Everglades' bass

TOTALLY HOOKED: Anglers target Everglades' bass

LET'S talk about native Australian species.

A look at one of angling's major advancements

A look at one of angling's major advancements

ONE OF the greatest advances in angling for generations has been the introduction of the fishing line now simply known as braid.

Fri 23 Sep 2016

IN DEEP: Teach kids snorkelling skills first

IN DEEP: Teach kids snorkelling skills first

I'VE always held the view that as a general rule, the minimum age to obtain a scuba-diving certificate should be 14.

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