26 March





Possible shower

80% chance of rain


27 March





Possible shower

80% chance of rain


28 March





Mostly sunny

10% chance of rain


29 March





Mostly sunny

70% chance of rain

Spearos to take aim at Classic next week

APPARENTLY while I was spearing in the Coral Sea, Coffs had some good weather which allowed many divers an opportunity to find a host of really good species.

Game anglers go all in for Heavy Tackle

Anglers hope to see action like this at the weekend.

Heavy Tackle marks big calendar event

Don't miss the Australian Bluewater Freediving Classic

Enjoy the waters of the Coffs Coast while targeting prized species.

Great prizes to be won in spearfishing competition.

Entries open for the east coast's biggest mackerel comp

NICE ONE: A good sized Spanish mackerel caught near the lighthouse.

It will soon be April, the time for big mackerel prowling our waters

Warmer water bringing in the mackerel

TWO HANDS: Steve Parker with a 24.2kg spanish mackerel.

Nice sized fish caught in competition.

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

'How I landed the biggest barramundi yet'

Coffs recreational fishing boosted by $500,000 grants

FISHING FUND: Skewes Quarry rock ramp will be repaired as as part of the NSW Government's Habitat Action Grants Program to improve recreational fishing.

Coffs to share spoils of $500,000 put towards recreational fishing

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.

Caravanning on the coast better than Bali?

TRAVELLERS: The Prosser's and Hardwick's are just two of the families that have contributed to the massive 26% increase in caravaning and camping holidays.

Statistics show a huge increase in caravaning holidays.

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...

Roothy's true love

4WD guru and camp cook John Rooth, of Roothy's LowRange fame, reveals his weakness...

Proposed Coffs Coast 4WD policies get voted down

COUNCILLORS against introducing fees to driving on the beach and changing vehicle access policies for Coffs Coast beaches.

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"

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