Weather

Sunday

22 October

High

28°C

Low

19°C

Sunny

60% chance of rain

Monday

23 October

High

29°C

Low

17°C

Possible thunderstorm

60% chance of rain

Tuesday

24 October

High

29°C

Low

17°C

Mostly sunny

5% chance of rain

Wednesday

25 October

High

31°C

Low

18°C

Sunny

5% 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!

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

“I have seen plenty of big cobes over the years but this thing was next level."

27yo 'gone fishing' to Mackay, never came back

LOVE OF THE LINE: Ashley Sims, 27, moved from Toowoomba to Mackay several years ago, purely for the fishing.

Angler Ashley Sims moved to Mackay five years ago for the fishing.

Whale of an shark encounter for fisherman

Passengers onboard Cairns Reef Fishing Charters' vessel encounter a whale shark. Photo: Jason Mansfield

“It was not shy at all. It even came up and touched the duckboard."

Wake held for skipper who mysteriously disappeared at sea

FOND MEMORIES: Tony Cowderoy shares his memories of missing fisherman and mate Grant Sainty, whom he worked with for more than a decade.

Wake gives closure to friends of Coast fisherman

Skipper snags 507kg black marlin

Skipper Bill Billson caught a 507kg grander black marlin at Jenny Louise Shoal, east of Cairns on September 17.

“It was just before 5pm and this really big fish came...''

Offshore fishing's not looking good

Wade Smith with a top local trout.

Scotty Lynch looks at the best fishing spots this weekend.

Should illegal campers be fined? POLL RESULTS

THERE was a strong response to our poll regarding whether or not to fine 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

PARTY POOPERS: Trashed grounds, burnt plants, faeces, bongs and a rave

Bongs, pipes, rubbish, human faeces, tents, bonfires and loud music took over at Springs Beach car park on Sunday night.

An illegal overnight camping trip resulted in some very angry locals

OPINION: Why this nomad doesn't need caravan parks

A Rockhampton nomad weighs in on caravan park debate after Yeppoon's lack of free camping areas left one couple claiming they may never return.

David Rickertt says some are 'out of touch' with modern travellers

VIDEO: What to expect at the Rocky Homeshow this weekend

The Rockhampton Home Show plus Caravan, Camping, 4X4 and Fishing Expo 2017.

Organiser Bob Carroll said the event will inject $20m in the region

Couple's six-hour drive to be part of Rocky Homeshow

Rachel and Vernon van der Walt from Trayon Campers at the Rockhampton Home Show plus Caravan, Camping, 4X4 and Fishing Expo

Vernon van der Walt from Trayon Campers said he expected big crowds.

Expo

Event organiser Bob Carroll talks about the Rockhampton Home Show & Caravan...

Man slams into power pole, in serious condition

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.

Car 'stuck and immovable' in men's rescue

Finch Hatton police pictured at Captain's Crossing in this file photo.

Police: Four men missing in Crediton State Forest have been found

Mercedes-Benz's premium ute hits Australian shores

PREMIUM CHOICE: Mercedes' striking new 4x4 double cab ute, due to go on sale here in 2018, does some Australian off-road testing before hitting our showrooms.

All-new Mercedes 4WD double-cab will go on sale next year

What was going on with the man behind WA head-on fatality

Capel car crash on Bussell Highway in WA's south west.

Man behind head-on fatality had been trying to "start over again"