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Wednesday

13 December

High

32°C

Low

20°C

Sunny

10% chance of rain

Thursday

14 December

High

32°C

Low

21°C

Mostly sunny

10% chance of rain

Friday

15 December

High

33°C

Low

21°C

Mostly sunny

20% chance of rain

Saturday

16 December

High

32°C

Low

23°C

Mostly sunny

10% chance of rain

FISHING: Good fish around islands and nearby reefs

FISHING guru Scotty Lunch says the fishing has been plenty at the local spots.

Forecast ain't great, but offshore could be better

A pretty healthy sized fingermark nailed by Graham Edmunds recently.

Sunday has the recipe for good reef catches

Last fishing trip entry form in tomorrow's paper!

Don't miss out on this great prize!

Only a few days left to get into competition!

Mud crab mania: Wet weather flushes muddies out in numbers

MUD CRABS are on the march in Coast rivers after the heavy rainfall flushed them out.

New Rockhampton boat ramp on home stretch

MOVING ALONG: The northside boat ramp works are hoped to be finished by February.

Bitumen and asphalt are down as the boat ramp upgrade continues.

Shotgun surprise for fisheries officers in Aussie flag

OFFICERS from the Department of Boating and Fisheries got more than they bargained for when they boarded Bevon Leslie Burnells dinghy on the Fitzroy River. They found a sawn-off shotgun wrapped in an Australian flag hidden in the floor of the vessel.

Fisheries officers boarded Burnell's dinghy on Fitzroy River

The incredible story behind this monster fish

Spear fisher Noel Tregea about 50 years ago, pictured with some of his monster catches off the Keppels.

NO wetsuit; just shorts, a T-shirt and spear in hand.

'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

ELECTION BIG READ: CQ candidates on retaining Net Free Zones

Fishing columnist Scott Lynch says the net free zones are producing some serious fish at the moment.

They aren't all on the same page on this key issue.

'Epidemic of hipsters': Carpark campers in firing line

NOOSA surfer Andre Marsaus wants transparency from the State Government on how it plans to manage overnight campers at a busy carpark.

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.

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

Sheep, cattle and campers

NEW IDEA: Tuckeroo Stud has welcomed guests through online platform Youcamp for about 12 months.

Youcamp is allowing farmers to generate income by welcoming guests

PHOTOS: Family's miracle escape as 4WD dangles over cliff

Emergency services work to save a family and their car and camper trailer from falling off the edge of a cliff.

“When we first turned up on scene we feared the worst"

Should illegal campers be fined? POLL RESULTS

Your thoughts on fining illegal campers have been collated.

There was a strong response to our poll on fining campers.

Teenager suffers burns in camping trip gone wrong

ACETONE BLAST: A Mackay teenager is recovering from burns cause by a campfire incident at Eungella.

Mackay teenager suffers superficial burns

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

Man slams into power pole, in serious condition

A man was airlifted to hospital in Brisbane on Sunday night following a crash on Vantage Rd.

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.