Outdoor Living

Thu 22 Sep 2016

'UNREAL': Paddler videos moment whale swims under his board

'UNREAL': Paddler videos moment whale swims under his board

ZIGGY Alberts will never forget his morning paddle to Old Woman Island nor photographer Jodie Price will ever have better timing.

Wed 21 Sep 2016

'Your actions will see us lose 4WD access to beaches'

'Your actions will see us lose 4WD access to beaches'

DRIVING on the sand dunes on Seven Mile Beach is illegal - but it seems some people just can't help themselves.

Fri 9 Sep 2016

Quality bream being caught using 'smelly' baits

Quality bream being caught using 'smelly' baits

THE RICHMOND is gradually clearing from the most recent fresh but most of the estuary action is still close to the ocean.

SURF ALERT: Small but fun waves possible

SURF ALERT: Small but fun waves possible

IT'S been a very spring-like week with mixed winds, NE moments and bluebottles.

'Secret' corals reefs on our doorstep

'Secret' corals reefs on our doorstep

IT'S amazing how many people living on the Sunshine Coast are not aware of the beautiful coral reefs that lie just off the coastline.

Fri 2 Sep 2016

The important reason why this Tannum tree is decorated

The important reason why this Tannum tree is decorated

A FALLEN tree on a Tannum Sands beach is keeping former resident Renee Stemm's memory alive for her friends and family.

Give dad the gift of bass fishing on Father's Day

Give dad the gift of bass fishing on Father's Day

FATHER'S Day and opening weekend of a new bass season? That is a double act that's hard to beat.

TOTALLY HOOKED: Stunning September conditions

TOTALLY HOOKED: Stunning September conditions

THE month of September is upon us yet again, which brings with it the transition from the cooler winter conditions to the beautiful spring conditions.

IN DEEP: Strenuous day spent in water

IN DEEP: Strenuous day spent in water

SCUBA diving can be a strenuous sport, particularly if the diving is conducted in the open sea.

Fri 26 Aug 2016

Me and My Ride: Rob's timber boat works a treat

Me and My Ride: Rob's timber boat works a treat

ROB White and his family are Mackay locals who love getting out on the Pioneer River, spending time with family and friends and skiing.

How this week's rain affects our rivers

How this week's rain affects our rivers

ANOTHER drop of rain, another wall of muddy water comes pouring down the Richmond.

Driver heads to Red CentreNATS for horsepower party

Driver heads to Red CentreNATS for horsepower party

RED CentreNATS is back and will be held in Alice Springs on September 2-4 and tickets for the premier event are now on sale.

No shortage of top fishing spots

No shortage of top fishing spots

ONE of the more enjoyable ways to fish for many lure anglers is to target fish in the skinny water areas

OPINION: Listen to tourism operators on reef health

OPINION: Listen to tourism operators on reef health

NOBODY wants to hear news of the demise of the Great Barrier Reef.

Wed 24 Aug 2016

WATCH: long-nosed emperor a first for angler

WATCH: long-nosed emperor a first for angler

CODY Ison caught this long nosed emperor in the same trip Michael Gunning caught a 25kg giant trevally.

WATCH: "It was a crazy fight”: Gunning for GT on the reef

WATCH: "It was a crazy fight”: Gunning for GT on the reef

"I was twitching the lure over the shallow reef flats and hooked up to the fish'

Fri 12 Aug 2016

Hook a big one in landlocked areas

Hook a big one in landlocked areas

THOSE who have experienced fishing inside landlocked or trapped bodies of water know it can be an exciting and very challenging way of fishing.

Keeping an eye on our coral reefs

Keeping an eye on our coral reefs

REEF Check Australia is an organisation dedicated to promoting healthy coral reefs, supported by an engaged and informative public.

Thu 11 Aug 2016

Midget among pioneers to surf on Cooloola Coast

Midget among pioneers to surf on Cooloola Coast

THE late surfing legend Bernard "Midget" Farrelly helped pave the way for one of the Rainbow Beach's tourism drawcards.

It's cray-cray how small these crayfish are

It's cray-cray how small these crayfish are

THERE is a bit of confusion about whether a Noosa man has a colony of the smallest crayfish in the world.

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