25 September





Mostly sunny

5% chance of rain


26 September






5% chance of rain


27 September






5% chance of rain


28 September






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

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Wake held for skipper who mysteriously disappeared at sea

A WAKE has given closure to friends of a Coast fisherman who is believed dead after his fishing trawler disappeared off the Fraser Coast late last year.

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.

Close-up footage: Massive whale launches at stranded anglers

Three stranded fishermen in the Shoalwater Bay area experienced more than 18 whale encounters in a 36-hour period. One towed their two-tonne boat, and a pod swam under the tow line as Yeppoon Coast Guard rescued them.

WATCH: Sudden thud warns stranded fishermen of 'impending danger'

Rocky firm hooks $94k for reef fish stocks analysis

A ROCKHAMPTON-based fisheries data collection business has hooked $94,000 in Queensland Government funding to monitor stocks across the Great Barrier Reef.

Money will aid Infofish to employ more staff

Marou shares big barra secret every angler needs to know now

Pete Murray rehearsing at Great Keppel island  with Jeremy Marou & Grant Windsor.

Star delivers music to CQ fishermen's ears

Dredging works at Rosslyn to disrupt boaties

Rosslyn Bay Harbour

Boat owners are urged to be patient

Teenager suffers burns in camping trip gone wrong

A Mackay teenager was lucky to escape with superficial burns after he was caught in an explosion at a celebration gone wrong.

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.


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

Why these grey-nomads might never visit Yeppoon again

GREY NOMADS: Ian and Gail Roche had to stay on their boat in Yeppoon because of the lack of free camping areas.

Retired travellers say they've never encountered a stricter town

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"