Only 10 grams in it for first place in bass pro grand final

BRIAN Everingham, of Forster, won the ABT BASS Pro Grand Final last weekend at Coraki by a paltry 10g.

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

WHOPPER: Kevin Junker was on a guided tour to Arch Cliffs with Hervey Bay Fly and Sportfishing when he hooked this massive cobia on Tuesday.

A Melbourne visitor hooked the catch of a lifetime on Tuesday.

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."

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...''

New bass season brings in the competition anglers

Bass season has started.

Today marks the official start of the new bass season

Bream and flathead still the major targets in river

HAUL: Evan Greyson fished the upper reaches of the Maroochy River over the weekend taking good flathead quality jew and a nice mangrove jack.

Strong winds won't help ocean fishing

Ballina motorhome company enters industry Hall of Fame

THE manufacturer has gone from strength to strength since opening in 1995, and with a new state-of-the-art factory in Ballina, the future looks bright.

REVEALED: The best caravan park on the North Coast

A beautiful spot to relax and unwind.

Prestigious award for local caravan park

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.

Grey nomads sick of being called camping 'free loaders'

Grey nomads are sick of being called free loaders.

"We don't want to stay in caravan parks that charge over $25"

'Pay or don't stay': Byron Council's stern warning

Illegal campers are taking up the resources of Byron Shire's rangers.

More than 300 illegal campers stay in the shire every night

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 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

Dune driver slapped with $1350 fine

A CRUISE through the sand dunes at Broadwater National Park near Evans Head has cost one 4WD driver $1350.

Eight fines issued over illegal beach 4WDing

There's no such thing as a walk along Boambee Beach without walking in the 4WD tracks. - User Contributed

Police have cracked down on people driving on our beaches

BEACH RAGE: Calls for crackdown on illegal dune driving

A resident, who didn't wish to be named, snapped one of the four-wheel drivers illegally traversing the dunes at Seven Mile Beach on Sunday, May 21.

"Unless this behaviour is stamped out, someone is going to get hurt"

Warning for 4WD users who destroy our dunes

The Office of Environment and Heritage, and National Parks and Wildlife, are sick of 4WD users damaging sand dunes.

Irresponsible 4WD users face penalties or prosecution

FAMILY RESCUED: Police vehicles tested by 4WD tracks

Any volunteers to wash Richmond 30? The Police were called to find a family who got bogged while 4WDing in the Bungabee State Forest.

Family stuck in Bungabee State Forest overnight rescued by police