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WATCH: Why big wave days should be declared a holiday

WHEN the surf's up on the Sunshine Coast, it really should be declared a public holiday.

Trip to the dam proved good for bass and yellowbelly

RUHLE-ING THEM IN: Clinton Ruhle with a 55-centimetre bass caught at Somerset Dam.

A number of different baits and lures worked well

TOTALLY HOOKED: Rock fishing has many rewards

BEAUTIFUL: Rock fishing offers beauty and tranquillity ... as well as good fish.

This is one of the most productive shore-based fishing options

Darcie shares 'cool' fishing message

American fishing sensation Darcie Arahill helped promote conservation values at a major Queensland fishing event.

International exposure gives state barra bounty a boost

WIN a fishing trip, $5000 BCF voucher and get free stuff

IF FISHING is your game, then get in your name because we’re running a stack of reely incredible giveaways this summer we know you’ll be hooked on.

OPINION: Warm days spark feeding frenzy

PADDLE POWER: Sue Oshea caught her first yellowbelly while kayaking the Brisbane river.

Fishing Lines with Chaltons Fishing

'It was scary': fisherman reels in a shark

Cameron Bennett caught two sharks at Evans Head on Thursday.

Tale to tell after toothy catch hooked at popular fishing spot

Avoid the heat for the best catch

SLOW HOPPING: Nathan Charlton and his first ever Wivenhoe Yellow belly, caught on a Jackall Tn50, slow hopping it.

Charlton's Fishing tips

Unexplained 'growths' on fish at Mackay creek

PUZZLING: Angler Jaimie Martin had never seen anything like the catfish he caught at Rocky Dam Creek.

"Like some sort of tumorous growth and it was as hard as coral”

BIG FISH: Reckon you can beat this freshwater monster?

TOOWOOMBA'S Eddie Zoet caught the perfect Christmas present, this 52cm yellowbelly, while out fishing with his mates.

Eddie Zoet caught the perfect Christmas present while out fishing

Angler catches boat-sized bull shark, pats it

BIG CATCH: Tony Lenthall with his large 3m bull shark caught in the Nambucca River on Sunday.

AFTER years of trying Tony Lenthall finally got the one he was after

Illegal campers defy ban and return to private property

COMMITTED campers intent on beachfront views are continuing to ignore private property signs and pitch their tents and parking their vans at Norval Park.

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

Boy's kayak stolen just days before Christmas

MISSING: Richard's first and only photo in his kayak.

Boy's kayak stolen just before Christmas

Lynette Daley's accused killers plead not guilty

Two men face charges over the death of Lynette Daley (pictured).

Two men plead not guilty over camping trip death of Maclean woman

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...