Naked man risked life for love of booze

A fisherman risked his life for…for his love of booze. He won two cases of bourbon for jumping on to a log racing down a flooded, crocodile-infested river…in the nude. The tiler, who didn’t want to be named, rode the makeshift raft for about three minutes before clambering back into a boat. “I’d enjoyed a … [Read the full story]

Croc attacks boat in the Territory

A 3.5m crocodile took bites out of a fisherman’s boat engine in a Sweetheart-type attack. The saltie made one big hole and six smaller holes in a 90-minute assault. Recreational fisherman Dean Bennett, 22, said: “It meant business.” The crocodile finally disappeared after being smacked over the head with a metal pole. Mr Bennett, his … [Read the full story]

Will search continue for missing fisherman?

Queensland police will decide on today whether to call off the search for a missing Irish tourist. The 21-year-old Irishman working as a crewman, went missing from a commercial fishing vessel on Friday. Nine aircraft – four planes and five helicopters – along with three rescue vessels resumed the search at first light on Sunday, … [Read the full story]