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Tuesday

28 March

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29°C

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24°C

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90% chance of rain

Wednesday

29 March

High

30°C

Low

24°C

Showers

90% chance of rain

Thursday

30 March

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30°C

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25°C

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90% chance of rain

Friday

31 March

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60% chance of rain

7 weird fishing superstitions

THERE may not be any rules against carrying a black cat on board, but there are a few quirky fishing superstitions worth chatting about.

Fingerlings program proves successful

BIG SUCCESS: 960mm barra caught by Brendan Dodd in the Fitzroy River last week that was tagged and released in April 2013.

Recently caught fish grew four times in size in four years

How to use your FREE fishing ruler!

Don't miss our on your free fishing ruler with Saturday's paper!

KNOW how to measure your catch accurately.

Most venomous fish in world found near shore

A stonefish was recently caught by a fisherman at Caloundra.



Photo Contributed

Sting can cause muscular paralysis and even heart failure.

Little hope for offshore fishing this weekend

CONDITIONS aren't promising for offshore anglers this weekend, with winds not expected to drop before 15 knots.

Beast of a barra takes Mackay fisherman for a swim

WHAT A CATCH: Israel Vogiatzis promises the only thing photoshopped in this pic is the background to keep his "secret spot" just that. His catch, a barramundi that cracked the 1m mark, was his biggest he's caught in Queensland.  Have you caught a big one recently? Email photos and the details of your catch to news@dailymercury.com.au

'How I landed the biggest barramundi yet'

FISHING: Good fish around islands and nearby reefs

BEAUT BARRA: Brenden Warren with a nice local barra.

SCOTTY LYCH shares his fishing tips for this weekend.

He came here looking for a barra but he found something better

Damien Rynja travelled from Brisbane to Rockhampton for a fishing trip and was pleased with the local fishing community.

Our local fishing community has him wanting more

Mad Hueys

The Mad Hueys catching some fine barra in Central Queensland

Catching some barra

Mad Hueys

The Mad Hueys catching some fine barra in Central Queensland

Catching some barra

GALLERY: Mad Hueys boys lose their barra virginity in CQ

MAD TIMES: The Mad Hueys boys visited the Capricorn Coast this week to catch their very first barra

'We said... get the boys together we're going to Yeppoon'

You have to see these luxurious 'glamping' safari tents

TRAVELLERS who enjoy glamorous getaways will fall in love with Murphy's Creek Hideaway's "glamping-style” luxurious safari tents.

Chile: Patagonia draws you in

A guanaco in front of the plains and mountains of the Torres del Paine hike.

You'll find it's no breeze, but it's well worth the hike

Camp cooking pasta with Roothy's LowRange crew

Roothy's cooking - it's enough to bowl you over.

Roothy's camp cooked lamb secrets

Roothy ready to get cooking on the campfire

John Rooth lets you in on some tasty tricks.

Roothy vs rissoles

John Rooth and the boys check out camp-cooked rhino rissoles and offer a challenge...

Adventures in Lorella Springs

Get way off the beaten track and discover the Lorella Springs Wilderness Park in...

Mercedes-Benz's premium ute hits Australian shores

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

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"

Outrage after driver caught running over birds on beach

Non-breeding crested terns face into the wind. This species occurs from east Asia to Tasmania.

Birds were left injured and dying on the sand