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THE WEEKEND

 Sat, Sun... 19, 20 May  2018

National Safe Boating Week

May 19 - 25

 

Over 8.6 Million Boater Visits

To The Always Changing e-Waters of RiverBills.com

 

Boater's Boats

1956 Chris Craft Continental

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Boat of the Day .......
 

Caio Bella

Owner.. Michael Hentrich

 

 

The Chris is a ’56 continental 18’ long with a flywheel forward 283. I brought her to Dow, IL from Patriot, IN in 2006 and spent 3 yrs installing a new 5200 bottom in addition to complete restoration. She doesn’t see the water often enough, but retirement is just around the corner! I have christened her “Caio Bella” in honor of a beautiful time in our boating history.

 

 

Check out the BOATER'S BOATS page....  Click here

Just another beautiful day on the Elseenz River

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The Picture of the Day.....  was sent to us by Capt'n Claudia Burris who hails out of Hoppies Marina in Kimmswick, Mo.  Claudia is traveling in Germany right now.
 


Hi Bill,

It was just another beautiful day on the Elseenz River in Neckargemund, Germany. It flows into the Neckar River. See you soon!

Claudia Burris
Hoppies Marina Correspondent

 

Boater's Boats

1987 Bayliner 3270

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Boat of the Day .......
 

1987 Bayliner 3270 motoryacht

Owner.. Michael Hentrich

 

 

An ’87 Bayliner 3270 motoryacht that is easily operated single handed and as comfortable as can be. She has twin 305’s and a 6.5kw Westerbeke genset for time on the hook. I have had her for 7 years now and enjoy working on her and making improvements year to year..

 

 

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Sunset and Gators

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The Pictures of the Day.....  were sent to us by Capt'n Brad Maher

 

RiverBill,

Went out to watch sunset on Thursday. Lots of gators in the main channel.


Brad Maher
Alton Motorboat Club

 

Grafton Harbor

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The Pictures of the Day.....  were sent to us by Jan DeSherlia of Grafton harbor

 

Hi Bill,

Love Spring! So many new and exciting people traveling upriver.

Also pictured is Nick from Tiger Docks delivering our new E-Dock. The guys have been assembling the docks in the parking lot and we will splash then next week. Exciting!!

See you soon!
Jan

 

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 Yesteryear's Picture on this Day

 

2017 Lake Center Cleanup

After April 29th Tornado

 

 

 

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The Picture of the Day on this Day in 2017 .......
 

The crew was hard at it and the cleanup was moving along very well !  . They were down to the last couple of docks.

 

Bill

 

 

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05/17/2018..Lake Of The Ozarks..Collision With Fixed Object

FATALITY REPORT - VESSEL 1 WAS HEADING UPSTREAM AND STRUCK A ROCK BLUFF EJECTING THE DRIVER AND TWO OCCUPANTS INTO THE WATER. THE DRIVER REENTERED THE VESSEL AND PADDLED TO A DOCK ACROSS THE CHANNEL. M. E. JASON ELLIOTT PRONOUNCED 3 OCCUPANTS DEAD AT THE SCENE - AT 0403 LEWIS WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD ON THE SCENE WITHIN THE BOAT, AT 0836 LEMARK WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE AFTER DRAGGING OPERATIONS RECOVERED HIM, AND AT 1114 HOCHANADEL WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE AFTER DIVERS RECOVERED HER. NEXT OF KIN NOTIFIED FOR ALL VICTIMS. ASSISTED BY TPR. R. M. MALONE (1274), SGT. S. M. BURGUN (1285), TPR. A.M. STARNES (1405), TPR. C. A. FINKEMEIER (250), CPL. S. L. MOSHER (951), SGT. S. B. WHITE (867), AND LT. M. PETLANSKY (111)
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Added Sunday

05/17/2018..Smithville Lake..Grounding

*** FATAL BOATING ACCIDENT *** VESSEL 1 WAS LOCATED GROUNDED, RUNNING, AND UNOCCUPIED ON THE SHORELINE ON 05/17/2018. A SEARCH OF THE IMMEDIATE AREA WAS CONDUCTED. SUBJECT WAS LOCATED IN A NEARBY COVE ON 05/19/2018. ASSISTED BY CPL K D DAVIS /531/, TPR C W BRADSHAW /830/, CPL D W CAMPBELL /1241, SGT C W HOFF /1302/, CLAY COUNTY PARK RANGERS, US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, KANSAS CITY PD AIRCRAFT /690/, MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION AND BENTON COUNTY ARKANSAS SHERIFF DEPARTMENT.

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Added Sunday

Lake Of The Ozarks

Boat Crash Leaves Three Dead, Two Injured........

 

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that early Saturday morning, three people have died and two others were injured after a boat crash on the Lake of the Ozarks.  The vessel's driver has been arrested.

 

According to the MSHP, a 1991 Regal Runabout was heading upstream near the 47 Mile Marker on the main channel and struck a bluff, ejecting the driver and two passengers into the water. 

 

The pilot, 22 year old Hayden Frazier was arrested and is being held in the Camden County Jail.  He has been charged the three counts of boating while intoxicated, including the death of another person, serious physical injury an negligent operation of a vessel........

 

Click here to read this news report from stltoday.com.  With Photos

 

Added Sunday

Mississippi River Flooding

Northeastern Missouri Seeing Minor Flooding........

 

While the Mississippi River has risen above flood stage in some northeastern Missouri locations, forecasters are not expecting to see major flooding.

 

According to the National Weather Service map of river observations, the Mississippi River is typically 2 to 4 feet above technical flood stage from the Iowa border south to St. Louis.

 

Some fields and low-lying roads have been affected, but no major damage has been reported.  The river is forecast to fall below flood stage in about a week, dependant upon location........

 

Click here to read this news article from stltoday.com.

 

Added Sunday

Living Lands and Waters

Mike's Inc Shipyard.....

 

 

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   US Army Corps of Engineers
   St. Louis District - Weekly Navigation Channel Condition

 

 

Updated May 16, 2018

Mississippi River

MILE 301.2 - L/D OPERATION
Continuing until further notice, north-bound vessels transiting through L/D 22 in the vicinity of Mile 301.2, will require an assist vessel to have cuts pulled through. Mariners may contact L/D 22 via VHF-FM Channel 14 or at (573) 221-0294, for additional information

 

MILE 283.2 - BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION
Louisiana Highway Bridge; Horizontal clearance in the navigation channel may be reduced to 325 feet, due to ongoing construction. Work boats may be traversing the navigation channel at various times while work is being conducted. For additional information, mariners may contact the M/V
BILL STAHL or M/V BILOXI II via VHF-FM Channel 13 or 16, or call (573) 238-5724..


MILE 197.8 - VISIBLE OBSTRUCTIONS
series of 4 obstructions, consisting of unlighted and abandoned pile clusters have been reported in the vicinity of Mile 197.8, LDB. Mariners are urged to exercise caution in the area.

 

Illinois River

MILE 71.3 - BRIDGE REPLACEMENT - UPDATE
Meredosia Bridge Replacement; Painting underneath the bridge is done from a suspended platform which hangs 6 feet below low steel and is 16 feet wide. Platform will be at various locations in the navigation channel and will remain in place overnight. Mariners are urged to transit the bridge with caution.

 

Missouri River

MILE 67.61 - BRIDGE REPLACEMENT
Washington Bridge Replacement; Horizontal clearance in the navigation span is reduced to 350 feet due to ongoing construction work. Mariners may contact M/V PIASA via VHF-FM Channel 13 or 16, for more information.

 

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Boating Safety

National Safe Boating Week Starts Today........

 

On Saturday, the U.S. Coast Guard will be kicking off National Safe Boating Week, which is an annual event that promotes safe and responsible boating as well as the value of consistent life jacket use by recreational boaters.

 

National Safe Boating Week runs from May 19 - 25, and marks the beginning of the 2018 North American Safe Boating Campaign that is endorsed and promoted by the U.S. Coast Guard.

 

The Coast Guard is reminding boaters to be responsible while out on the water by making sure to wear life jackets, attaching your engine cut-off switch, getting a free vessel safety check, avoiding alcohol or other impairing substances, file a float plan, and even take a boater safety class........

 

Click here to read this news article from coastguardnews.com.

Boating Safety

National Safe Boating Week Starts Today........

 

Friday 05-18-18

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Illinois Fishing News

Fish Consumption Advisory Updated........

 

Updated Illinois Sport Fish Consumption Advisory

18th May, 2018

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced an updated consumption advisory for sport fish caught in Illinois waters. These changes are the result of continued sampling by the Fish Contaminant Monitoring Program and do not suggest that Illinois fish are becoming more or less contaminated.

“We encourage people to enjoy fishing in Illinois lakes and rivers, but want to make sure you have information about eating fish that are caught in Illinois waters. The advisories are not meant to discourage people from eating fish, but should be used as a guideline to help anglers and their families decide the types of fish to eat, how frequently, and how to prepare fish for cooking to reduce possible contaminants,” said IDPH Director Nirav D. Shah, M.D., J.D.

There is no known immediate health hazard from eating contaminated fish from any body of water in Illinois. The main concern for regularly eating fish listed on the advisories is the effect of long-term exposure to low levels of pesticides and chemicals, such as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), dioxins, chlordane, and methylmercury.

The program is a joint effort of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) and the departments of Natural Resources and Public Health. The fish are collected by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) and tested by IEPA. IDPH issues fish consumption advisories based on the IEPA test results. The updated advisory and detailed information can be found on the IDPH website: http://dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/environmental-health-protection/toxicology/fish-advisories/map

 

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This Saturday, May 19, 2018

Con Trios yacht Club Past Commodores Party

Pole Star Marina

 

Con Trios Yacht Club will provide
Pork Steaks, Burgers, and Brats
Registration at 1:30 pm
Food Served at 3:00 pm
Please bring a covered dish to Share
Beer and Wine While it Lasts
$12.50 per person
Entertainment by "D Dock DJ's"

You can come to event by boat - First come first served as far as dockage...

 

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Mississippi River At Memphis, Tennessee

Terminally Ill Man Spending His Remaining Life On The River........

 

About two years ago, Wisconsin native Kelly Phillips was diagnosed with sinus cancer, and after suffering complications from chemotherapy he was told that he ad three months to live.

 

Phillips spoke with his brother and told him that he did not want to die in hospice.  He asked his brother to find him a houseboat on the Mississippi River, as that is where he wanted to die.

 

On March 15, 2017, Phillips arrived in Madison, Wisconsin and took delivery of his new home.  He hit the river the next day with his dog, Sapphire, and has been there ever since.  Since May 8, the duo has been in Memphis........

 

Click here to read this article from fox2now.com.  With Video.

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Riverbend Watersports

Boating, Floating Opportunities Around The Riverbend........

 

The St. Louis Metro Region is far from being landlocked, as the area is surrounded by the Mississippi, Meramec, and Missouri Rivers and their tributaries.  This means that there are plenty of opportunities to boat, float or paddle.

 

The St. Louis Post Dispatch recently assembled a list of 11 destinations around the Riverbend area that is perfect for boating, floating and camping.

 

Making the list is Pere Marquette State Park, Bass River Resort, Hawn State Park, Johnson Shut-Ins State Park, Mina Sauk Fells Trail, and Meramec Caverns........

 

Click here to read more from stltoday.com.  With Photos.

 

River History....


May 19, 1937 in River History


The St. Paul District completes the construction of the lock at Lock and Dam 7 in La Crescent, Minnesota.

Source: US Army Corps of Engineers

We offer full fiberglass repair, high performance upgrades, transom & stringer rebuilds, service on older products, new & used parts department, an accessories department, as well as many other services to suit everyone's boating needs.

We continue to display our Yamaha Sport Boats + Crest, Mercury + Yamaha Outboards and Heritage & Haul Rite trailers

 

St. Charles Boat & Motor website      St. Charles Boat & Motor Facebook

This Saturday, May 19, 2018

Mississippi Valley ACBS

Fifth Annual Lake St. Louis Antique and Classic Boat Show......

 
Take a trip back in time with us as gleaming mahogany antique boats and zippy classic fiberglass runabouts take to the water for the fifth annual Lake St. Louis Antique and Classic Boat Show. This show is brought to you by the Mississippi Valley Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society and the City of Lake St. Louis, Mo.


The event, scheduled for Saturday, May 19, 2018, will be held at Wind Jammer Point and docks. Wood and fiberglass boats, ranging in age from the 1930s to the 1970s, will be displayed on both land and water. A wide variety of manufacturers will be represented including Chris Craft, Century, Red Fish, Penn Yan, and more. Mahogany vessels with their glistening finishes and their fiberglass counterparts with midcentury décor will transport visitors to a simpler time in boating. In addition to the boats on display, a number of classic cars will be showcased.


The show will run from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM with a boat parade around the lake scheduled for 4:30 PM. For those who work up an appetite taking in the sights and sounds of the show, BBQ will be available from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM for purchase with proceeds going to the Lake St. Louis Ski Club which is sponsoring the fund raiser. All spectators are welcome and there is no charge for this trip to yesteryear.
For more information, contact Dan Peggs at dan.peggs@yahoo.com or Dale Roth at dale.roth@yahoo.com. 

 

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 Sat, Jun 2 – Sun, Jun 3, 2018   Kentucky Lake
 Fri, Jun 8 – Sun, Jun 10, 2018   Wheatland, Mo
 Sat, Jul 7 – Sun, Jul 8, 2018   Kentucky Lake
 Sat, Jul 21 – Sun, Jul 22, 2018   Evansville, IL
 Sat, Aug 4 – Sun, Aug 5, 2018   Chouteau, Ok
 Sat, Aug 25 – Sun, Aug 26, 2018   Livermore, Ky
 Fri, Aug 31 – Sun, Sep 2, 2018   Wheatland, Mo
 Fri, Nov 2 - Sun, Nov 4, 2018   Phoenix, AZ

What's Going on This Week

3rd Chute Bar & Grill
211 W. Main St. Grafton, IL

Click here for Events

 

Sat... May 19, 2018

Here we go! Calling all Bachelor / bachelorette parties, birthday parties and karaoke bar Stars!
We're gonna break in the new 3rd Chute Stage this Saturday May 19,2018 with DJ Tommy Fleming of Xtreme Sounds Entertainment!
We'll have the tunes rockin and the Karaoke ready to go! 6p start. Let's get it on!
 

 

OPEN DAILY


Just a short walk from Grafton Harbor


Breakfast available every Saturday and Sunday morning from 8am till 12pm
 

$5.00 lunch specials from 11am till 2pm

Boating season is almost here don't forget when you park at the Grafton Harbor we will honor your parking ticket free drink up to $5 just present your ticket

3rd Chute Upcoming Events.. click here

Alton Marina

Mississippi River at Alton, IL

 

The Alton Marina Deli and Ship’s Store is Open

Come see all our new goodies, check out our sale items and enjoy Beth’s yummy new menu

bluff city grill

424 Broadway, Alton, IL

 

Open 7 Days A Week

Just a short walk from Alton Marina

 

HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS

Monday Thru Friday from 3-6pm! $2.25 Domestic Beer Bottles, $3.00 Well Drinks and 6 Wings and a Domestic Beer $5.99


 

The Boathouse

Northshore Marina

 

 

Thurs thru Sun... 12 Noon till 8pm
Thurs and Fri.. until business decline
Sat.. 11am till 12am
Sun 11am till 8pm
as the weather changes so do our hours

Con Trios Yacht Club

 

Saturday, may 19, 2018

Past Commodores Party

Pole Star Marina

 

For more information... click here

Duck Club Yacht Club

 

Line up for entertainment Memorial Day weekend.

*R&N
ROGERS/NIENHAUS
Friday 7-11 (In house)

*SONIC TONIC
Saturday 2-6 (poolside)

*TIM MAULDEN
Sunday 3-7 (poolside)
 

Illinois River at Naples, IL

Evandy's Boatel

 

 

Our Ribeyes are hand cut. Our seasoned Ribeyes which we use our own blend of seasonings are a big hit at The River!


Life is Good on The River!
 

 

Evandy's Boatel Upcoming Events.. click here

Portage des Sioux, MO

Froges Bar and Grill

 

Every Friday throughout the year we serve whole catfish, catfish nuggets, Alaskan Pollock and salmon served with 2 sides and a soft drink for $8.99 from 11am until gone or 10pm

 

June 8 - 10, 2018   Froge's Catfish Tournament
$100/boat, ALL weigh ins at bar,
NO hooks in water before 7pm, ALL state laws apply, ALL fish weighed must be alive, 1st weigh in Saturday @noon and @ 9pm, big fish payout for the day, Sunday weigh in @ noon big fish and total weight payout
 

Grafton Harbor

Confluence of Mississippi and Illinois Rivers

 

 

Come Enjoy River Life at its Finest! Slips Available! 5 Anchor Marina - Floating Pool and Hot Tub, Winery, Gift Shop, ARRR Bar, Award Winning Restaurant, Slip Side Sanitary Pump-Out, Wi-Fi, Satellite, Gated Concrete Docks, Concierge Dock Service and So Much More! 618-786-7678
 

Grafton Harbor

Grafton Harbor River Adventures
 

Sat May 26, 2018
Rum on the River Sunset Cruise $29/person

 

Saturdays from 3-4pm & Sundays from 2-3pm from May-November!*

The River Rambler Tour is a fun and educational 1 hour boat ride on the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers highlighting the historical and geographical points of interest
 

For more information ... click here

Grafton Oyster Bar

Grafton Harbor

 

 

Sat, Sun.... May 19 - 20

Crawfish Festival

 

Sat... May 19th

Worth the Fight band... 7pm


TUE - THUR & SUN.. 11AM-11PM
FRI & SAT............... 11AM-1AM

 

 

Grafton, IL

Confluence of Mississippi  & Illinois Rivers

Two Week Activity  Calendar

 

Click here and check out Grafton's Event and Music Calendar ....    5-15 thru 5-28-2018 

 

Friday, June 8, 2018

Mickey Gilley In Concert Police Benefit..8pm.

Loading Dock Bar & Grill
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Kinder's Restaurant

Mississippi River at Golden Eagle, IL

 

Kinders Restaurant is OPEN
  Business Hours


Thur........... 11am-8pm
Fri & Sat.... 11am-9pm
Sun........... 11am-8pm

 

Help Wanted......We are looking for fun, energetic, and friendly servers, bartenders, and cooks for our family owned business. Servers must be 18 years of age, bartenders 21 years of age, and cooks 16 years of age. This is a weekend job, we need someone who is willing to hustle long hours on their feet. If you put in the work it will be worth the pay!

Come in and apply anytime  Friday, Saturday, or Sunday between the hours of 11am-5pm Or contact Jeni at 618-799-9670

 

Longshot Saloon

Mississippi River at Portage des Sioux...

 

Longshots is "Now" Open on Thursdays !

 

     Business Hours

Thur... 4PM - 11PM

Fri....  4PM - 1AM

Sat...11AM - 1AM

Sun..11AM - 11PM

 

Until Memorial Day when we open for Taco Thursday

 

My River Home Marina and Resort

Mississippi River at Portage des Sioux, Mo
.

 

Sat..May 26..Larosa Cabana bar Opens

 

 

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The Marina is dredged to 8ft, docks are now set and we have one of the best views on the River!

Call Andy at 314.566.5403 for pricing and to reserve for the 2018 Season 
       http://myriverhome.com/

 

Woodland Marina

Dardenne Slough, Pool 26 of the Mississippi River

 

W.M. Boaters - We apologize for being so VERY LATE for that important date! We are BACK ON TRACK now and the contracts are in the pipeline. Thank you for your patience... When it rains it pours (or snows) - BUT we are still paddling and hoping for calm waters for everyone this season!! - Diane, Carl, and Pat

 

Reprinted from Woodland Marina Facebook... click here

Yacht Club of St. Louis

Dardenne Slough of Pool 26 of the Mississippi River


Fried Chicken Sundays returns this Sunday from 4pm-7pm
Fried Chicken * Cole Slaw * Mashed Potatoes * Gravy * Veggies
$12 Adults $8 Children
Award winning table to table magic will be performed on Sundays by Master Magician Glenn Bishop. Who has been performing shows all over the mid-west for decades. You don't have to be a member of the Yacht Club of St. Louis to enjoy the restaurant. Don't miss your chance to pick a card!

 


May 27th - Blues * Brews * BBQ live music by Marquise Knox


 

 

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River Ferries

 

Illinois River

Brussels Ferry............618 - 786-3636

 

Mississippi River

Golden Eagle Ferry ....618-  535-5759

Winfield Ferry.............618-  535-5759

Grafton Ferry............ 1-800-258-6645  ..Open Fri, Sat, Sun

Last Weekend's Edition of RiverBills....

 

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Restaurants

Who's Open.. Who's Closed

Who's Open... Who's Closed........
 
3rd Chute Bar & Grill ......................... Open All Year
Arrrr Bar at Grafton Harbor.................. Closed
bluff city grill..................... Open All Year
Boathouse Food & Deck..................... Open All Year
Cedar Hill Resort................................ Closed
Driftwood Crab Shack @ MRH Resort.. TBD
Duck Club Yacht Club........................ Open
Evandy's_Boatel................................ Open
Froges Bar & Grill.............................. Open All Year
Grafton Harbor Winery & Gift Shop...... Open thru Dec 3..longer if weather is nice
Grafton Oyster Bar............................. Open All Year
Kinder's Restaurant.......................... Open
Longshot Saloon................................ Open
LaRosa Cantina................................. May 26 ReOpens for the season
Yacht Club of St. Louis..................... Open

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The Boathouse Food and Deck WebCam

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Mississippi River on Dardenne Slough UMR 222.2

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Lock & Dam 15 Webcam

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Mississippi River at Rock Island, IL

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US Army Corps of Engineers

Lock and Dam 15....

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Live Image of Mississippi River at Rock Island, IL ...
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St. Charles, Mo

Club 636-250-4333
Marina 636-250-4321

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Fun, friendly atmosphere


Five Anchor Marina


Beautiful area of the

Mississippi River


Restaurants & wineries

nearby


Explore the historic

town of Louisiana, MO
 

 

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Docks-Dry Storage-Ramp-Repairs-Gas 24/7 Transients welcome

We have Pump Out

Ramp Passes & Storage
636-946-2073

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No Wake Inn

 

Rooms Available Year Round

 

Call 314-620-1971

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618-883-2356

 

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Evandy's Boatel

100 Bob Michael St.
Naples, IL 62665
217-754-3700

www.evandysboatel.com
Open 7 Days a Week

A unique dining experience set on the banks of the Illinois River. Great food, exceptional service, and scenic views. Visit our website to view our menu and summer band schedule... click here

 

Evandy's Boatel Jingle
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webpage and map

 

 

Open

Golden Eagle Ferry

Mon - Thur.. 5AM- 9PM
 Fri - Sat.......5AM-2AM

 Sun .......... 8AM- 9PM
 

On Board Phone
618- 535-5759


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Winfield Ferry
Closed

 

PROPS

AREN'T JUST FOR

BOATS


 

Call Kirk Blomgren for all your Private Aircraft Needs

 
Meisinger Aviation 

Spirit of St. Louis Airport
 636-536-3976

 

Aircraft Sales
Management
Acquisition

 

e-mail
Kirk.blomgren@mallcstl.com

 

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211 W. Main St.  Grafton, IL

 

OPEN DAILY
Breakfast Buffet
Sun & Sun 8-12

 

618.786.8888
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Marina dredged to 8ft

Docks are now set

 One of the best views on the River!

Call Andy at

314.566.5403

for pricing and to reserve for the 2018 Season

2018 Event Calendar

 

My River Home website

 

 

 

Kitchen open til 9pm Tue, Wed, Thur and Sun!

 

 

Click here for map

 

 

 

Phone 314-517-6079

RealtorAimeeDavison@Gmail.com

 

SCHNEIDER Real Estate, Inc
1551 Wall Street, Suite 140
St. Charles, Mo 63303

 

 

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Little John's Moptorsports website
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Call office at 636-250-7500 for information on dockage, rack storage, winter storage, winterizing and service or repairs.

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Contact Jerry

636-734-1929

 

E-mail Liberty Harbor.. libertyinstl@yahoo.com

 

 

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Call 636.723.0005 when your headed to the river and they will have your food ready when you arrive at the store !

 

 

 

 

 
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