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THE WEEKEND

 Sat, Sun....January 18, 19 2020

 

 

Over 9.4 Million Boater Visits

Since Sept 12, 2004

To The Always Changing e-Waters of RiverBills.com

 

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Pictures of the Day..... were taken a few weeks ago

 

One of my favorite sign spots

at the

Grafton Ferry Landing on the Missouri side of the Mississippi River.

 

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BACK UP... THIS IS NOT FERRY LAND

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2017

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Yesteryear's Picture of the Day in 2017..........was sent to us by the real Barry Munsell

 

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Ryan Buchanan

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Added Sunday


News Release

U.S. Coast Guard 8th District Heartland
Contact: 8th District Public Affairs
Office: (504) 671-2020
After Hours: (618) 225-9008
Eighth District online newsroom

 

Coast Guard urges preparedness as high water season approaches

 

NEW ORLEANS – As the high water season begins on the Mississippi and the Western Rivers, the Coast Guard urges mariners to prepare for the risks associated with high water levels and strong currents.

High water and strong river currents can quickly create a dangerous situation for a vessel and its crew. It is important to take actions that reduce the risks associated with high water. One towing vessel crew recently proved that simple preventative measures can make a major difference.

On Sunday, January 12, the crew of the inspected towing vessel STEVE G was assisting a grounded barge in the Ohio River near West Franklin, Indiana. During the evolution, the bow of the towing vessel rode up on the barge, which submerged the stern of the tug. The strong river current then caused a severe list, but the vessel’s watertight integrity prevented it from capsizing or sinking. The crew’s proactive actions to keep the watertight doors closed and to maintain the watertight envelope of the hull potentially saved their lives and saved the vessel.

“The purpose of the Coast Guard’s Maritime Prevention Program is to correct safety issues, well before a hazard exists, in order to prevent the loss of life, environmental damage, or disruption of our vital Marine Transportation System,” said Capt. Tracy Phillips, the Coast Guard Eighth District’s Chief of Prevention. “When crews are actively following a safety management system, and commercial vessels are in compliance with marine safety regulations, the risks to the vessel are drastically reduced and the crew is better prepared to respond if an emergency does occur.”

As of July 2018, towing vessels are now subject to regular Coast Guard inspections according to Title 46 Code of Federal Regulations, Subchapter M. These inspections ensure the vessels are meeting the regulations related to safety management, equipment, construction and operational requirements.

The National Weather Service predicts that there is an elevated threat of spring flooding for the Western Rivers of the U.S. During the fall of 2019, the upper Midwest experienced rainfall levels at 150% to 200% of normal, and the river levels are already high throughout the area. This sets the stage for the elevated risk of flooding during the upcoming spring, even with a normal level of precipitation during the winter.

The Coast Guard recommends that all mariners, both commercial and recreational, take measures to protect themselves and their vessels as we approach the high water season.

-USCG-

Reprinted from US Coast Guard emailing

Added Sunday

Mississippi River Near Davenport, Iowa

The River Is High, Why Not Raise The Gates?.......

 

The Mississippi River is running high and we are being warned that there is an enhanced risk of flooding this spring.  People are questioning why the rollers gates at Lock and Dam No.15 at Rock Island/Davenport have not been raised in order to get the extra water out of the area.

 

Some accuse the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of keeping the Mississippi River artificially high to keep from blowing their budget dredging silted in areas.  They also claim that the Corps makes flooding worse by holding back excessive water during the winter months.

 

It is true that the Corps is bound by Congressional mandate to maintain a 9 foot deep channel depth, but the agency does no create flooding.  The Corps will raise the roller gates when the water levels reach a certain depth.  When that occurs, it is a free-flowing river........

 

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

 

Added Sunday

Boating Legislation

Congress Held Water Infrastructure Hearing.......

 

When the second session of the 116th Congress began, a U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Water Resources held a hearing on proposals for the Water Resources Development Act of 2020.

 

The WRDA is an important legislative package that sets federal water resources infrastructure policy and provides federal approval for civil works projects along waterways and in the nation's harbors.

 

The Water Resources Development Act typically runs on a two-year reauthorization schedule and will be slated for authorization this year........

 

Click here to read this news report from boatingindustry.com.

 

Added Sunday

Mississippi River At Alton, Illinois

Destabilized Riverview Drive Retaining Wall On Committee's Monday Agenda.......

 

During Monday's aldermanic Committee of the Whole meeting, several resolutions will be considered, including one pertaining to the destabilized retaining wall along Riverview Drive.

 

After several layovers, the resolution approving repairs to the Riverview Drive retaining wall is still on the agenda as Alton officials wait for possible assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. 

 

The retaining wall was damaged during last spring's severe rain storms and record setting flooding.  Officials are hoping that FEMA will award disaster relief funding for the necessary repairs........

 

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

 

Spending Time in Jamaica Again... Yah Mon !

 

  Going to be spending some time on the isle of Jamaica, relaxing and soaking up some sun with good friends and locals.....

 

RiverBills will be updated daily with new pictures and river news, but it will be an abbreviated version of the regular daily edition ....

 

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See you in late January, 2020

RiverBill & Crew

Yah Mon

 

 

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Two Rivers Marina at Louisiana, Mo

Pool 24 of the Mississippi River .......

 

Two Rivers Marina is going to be GREAT AGAIN!!!!


I am so excited to announce that I am back after 16 years... If you remember..I worked there in the 90's and again in 2003, 4 and 5...but this time as the new HARBOR MASTER...2020
We have NEW OWNERS..and they are so AMAZING..and laid back..and on a mission to make Two Rivers Awesome AGAIN!!!! They are boaters and know what it takes!!!
I have my team in place..and ready to rock and roll...
I hired Jody McDaniels right out of tech school the first time in 1995..he has come a long way and has an AMAZING reputation at boat repair
.....He is now our Lead mechanic...I am absolutely more than excited to add him to the team!!!!
I hired Randy Malcomb for maintenance..He is an avid boater as well ....with many other skills..kind of a Jack of all trades..and I am so more than excited to have him on board as well
We will have several events throughout the season ...however...
Labor Day Weekend is where the FUN.will be..TOTALLY making new memories 2020..
Make your reservations NOW...have your boat clubs contact me....
We are refloating D dock as we speak..and have slips available for anyone interested in mooring their boats....discounts for first time rentals..
And dont forget about the campgrounds...way to much there...
WE WANT ALL OUR CUSTOMERS to be HAPPY BOATERS...
P.S. THE old Lighthouse restaurant will be opening under new ownership and name..thet are already a current established business...
So like I said...We are making Two Rivers Marina GREAT AGAIN...
CANT WAIT TO SEE EVERYONE AGAIN!!! Get your reservations in...

 

Laurell Hamilton

Harbor Master,

Two Rivers Marina

 

Reposted from Facebook

Dardenne Slough, Mississippi River...

 

There is a HUGE crane on barge taking core samples from dry ground ,,Wednesday in upper Dardenne Slough ,, today Friday in front of Lake Center Marina...

 

 

Thanks for the news tip gkopff

Missouri River Near St. Charles, Missouri

Search For Woman That May Have Jumped From Bridge Called Off.......

 

On Friday, responders called off their search for a woman that may have jumped from the Highway 364 bridge in St. Charles County.

 

According to Corporal Juston Wheetley of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the search was called off due to an approaching winter storm.  He added that the search would resume after the weather clears.

 

Reportedly, a motorist on the Veterans Memorial Bridge spanning the Missouri River saw a woman standing on the bridge just before 10 am Friday.  After driving past, the motorist looked back and saw the woman was gone........

 

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

 

 

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Mississippi River Near Buffalo, Illinois

Eight Months Out And Flood Repairs Still Continue........

 

After the Mississippi River receded, Buffalo, Illinois resident Ron Brougham got a head start on repairing his home when volunteers removed flood-damaged drywall and insulation from his home.

 

Once the debris was hauled out and the mold remediation was complete, the project was at a stand-still.  Brougham had received a small amount of money from his insurance policy, but he was not sure how to proceed with repairs.

 

Habitat for Humanity ended up getting involved, with volunteers first removing the debris pile from the yard and then getting to work reassembling Brougham's home.  2019 marks the first year that Habitat for Humanity has been involved in flood repairs........

 

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

 

Mississippi River At Cape Girardeau, Missouri

As River Falls, One Flood Gate Re-Opened, 2nd Remains Closed.......

 

Around 9:30 am Friday morning, Public Works crews opened the Broadway flood gate in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

 

The Broadway and Themis floodgates were closed because of the rising Mississippi River.  Public Works officials say that the Themis gate should be opened by January 21.

 

Officials with Public Works said that once the Themis gate is re-opened, they will be coordinating with Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation officials to clean up any debris left behind........

 

Click here to read this news report fro kfvs12.com.  With Video.

 

Mississippi River At Louisiana, Missouri

Champ Clark Bridge Interpretive Panel Dedicated........

 

On Wednesday, a dedication ceremony was held in Henderson Riverview Park for an interpretive panel that tells the history of the old and new Champ Clark Bridge spanning the Mississippi River at Louisiana.

 

The panel was designed by the winner of five local high school teams, Hannibal High, with the wording provided by the Pittsfield High School team.  Also included in the design were pieces from the Old Champ Clark Bridge, which had stood for 90 years.

 

This ceremony was organized by the Missouri Department of Transportation and was attended by a variety of officials.  The ceremony marks the final official event related to the new Mississippi River bridge........

 

Click here to read this news tidbit from hannibal.net.  With Photo.

 

 

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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

 

Asian Carp And The Illinois River

Silver Carp Jumping Out Of The Illinois River......

 

While Trolling The Internet....  We reeled in a short video showing Asian carp leaping out of the Illinois River....

 

Click here to check out this video from bnd.com.

 

August 15, 2020

2020 Blessing of the Fleet

Mississippi RIver at Portage des Sioux, Mo.......

 

The 2020 Blessing of the Fleet Parade

 

http://www.blessingofthefleetstl.com/

 

August 15, 2020

Kaskaskia River Run

Kaskaskia River at New Athens, IL.......

 

We are excited to announce that this year All donations made will be going to Shriners Hospital for Children.
!!PLEASE SHARE!!

August 15, 2020
Meeting Point will be next to the Old Riverhouse which is currently shutdown in the main channel. ( Plenty of trailer parking for boats in the parking lot) There is Also A ramp in Evansville Next to Waterstreet if wanting to meet along the way.)The Run will take off at 11am.
The Run will go all the way to the Sandbar on the Mississippi With a DJ Playing music all day... So Bring your BBQ Grills,Volleyballs, Games, ETC.

 

 

Reprinted from Kaskaskia River Run Facebook... click here

 

Duck Boat News

Final Lawsuit Settled In Fatal Table Rock Lake Duck Boat Sinking.........

 

The parent company who owns the tourist duck boat that sank on Table Rock Lake, killing 17 people, has settled their final pending lawsui.

 

There had been 31 lawsuits filed against Ripley Entertainment after the Wprld War II era amphibious vehicle sank in July 2018.

 

On Thursday, a joint motion for approval of a confidential settlement was filed in the pending suit, which was filed by Joseph and William Strecker.......

 

Click here to read this news article from thetelegraph.com.  With Photo.

 

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NOW OFFERING TRAILER REHAB AND CLEANUP

Boat trailers, Campers, RV's

 

If your trailer, whether it be a boat trailer or a camper was stranded in the flood water and the wheels have been submerged for any amount of time they are going to have muck, mud, and rust in them. If not attended to, they will be locked up in no time at all.

 

We will remove tires, drums, bearings and properly clean or replace as needed or as agreed upon.

 

Washing entire trailer and repairing wiring are also options.

 

 e-mail... LITTLEJOHNSINC@aol.com 

Phone or text to... 636 541 2962

Thank You,

LJ

 

Rehabbing a trailer that was underwater during the flood

Alex washing the flood muck off & tear down for inspection.

One wheel on trailer was completely locked up and not rotating.

 

. The brake and backing plate assembly loaded with mud and muck

 

A new complete brake and backing plate assembly ready to go on.

 

Little Johns Marine Service... click here

Little John's Moptorsports... click here

What's Going On This Week

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

 

 

OPEN DAILY ALL YEAR
Just a short walk from Grafton Harbor
Breakfast available every Saturday and Sunday morning from 8am till 12pm

$5.00 lunch specials

Mon - Fri from 11am till 2pm

3rd Chute Upcoming Events.. click here

Abigail's Tap Room

217 E. Main St. Grafton, IL

 

 

Chef Brad Hagen's newest venture located in the Ruebel Hotel. Featuring dishes such as: Appetizers, Gourmet Burgers, Steaks, Smoked Meat, Pizza, Pasta & Fresh Fish. Featuring Craft Beers, a Large Outdoor Patio & a bar from the 1904 World's Fair.

 

Alton Marina

Mississippi River at Alton, IL

 

 

Bloch Marine Service

Yacht Club of St. Louis Location......

 

Hello Everyone!
We are happy to announce that Bloch Marine Service is becoming Yacht Club Marine. As of October 1st, 2019, Bloch Marine Service will no longer be taking new work orders, and will cease operations by October 31st, 2019.
But to keep service seamless, Yacht Club Marine will be performing the same quality service that you have come to expect over the years at both the Yacht Club of St. Louis and at Harbor Point Marina.
With that said, the winterization season is just around the corner, and it's time to get on the schedule to have expert winterization performed on your boat to protect it from the ravages of winter freezing. And also, winter is the best time to have Yacht Club Marine perform that much needed maintenance or big project that you have been putting off.
If your winterization request is received before October 15th, 2019, you will receive a 10% discount on winterization labor.
There is also a 10% discount on labor performed during the winter months for those big or small projects that the boat may need.
Best regards, and we'll see you out there!
The Yacht Club Marine Crew.

 

Reprinted from Bloch Marine FaceBook.. click here

 

bluff city grill

424 Broadway, Alton, IL

 

 

Holiday Hours... click here


Order online for take out

https://bluffcitygrill.e-tab.com/bluffcitygrill#!/order-type

 

Just a short distance from the Alton Marina

Open 7 Days a week

 

2020 New Years Party

Tuesday 31 December

Black Top Boulevard & Hookie

Click here for flyer

 

Upcoming Events.. click here

 

The Boathouse

Northshore Marina


 

Winter hours are : Friday for parties and reservations only.
Saturday 12-7(except parties and events)
Sunday 12-7


We are so excited for our 2020 Season
God bless you and your families this holiday season

 

Open Thurs - Sun at 11AM

Upcoming Events.. click here

Calhoun Ferry Company

 

 
 

The Golden Eagle Ferry is OPEN

 

 

Cedar Hill Resort

Mississippi River

1 mile below Winfield Dam

 

 

Closed

Con Trios Yacht Club

 

                     

 

Duck Club Yacht Club

 

Closed for the season

 

The Duck Club is the Premier Private Yacht Club serving the Upper Mississippi River, Alton pool boating community. The Club is located at the South end of Dardenne Slough with direct channel access at mm22

Froge's Bar and Grill

Portage des Sioux, MO

 

 

CLOSED on Monday's

 

 

Grafton Harbor

Confluence of Mississippi and Illinois Rivers

 


 

 

Grafton Harbor

Grafton Harbor River Adventures
 

 

Cruises offered every Sat & Sun thru Nov.17

Click here for upcoming schedule

Grafton, IL

Confluence of Mississippi  & Illinois Rivers

Two Week Activity  Calendar

 

 

Click here and check out Grafton's

Event and Music Calendar...Jan 14- Jan 27, 2020

 

 

Click here and check out "Welcome to Grafton" website

Grafton Oyster Bar

Grafton Harbor

 

 

The Oyster Bar is closed for winter

Dec 2019 through Feb 2020
 

 

John's Boat Harbor

Mississippi River at UMR 231.8

 


 

Kaskaskia River Run

Kaskaskia River

 

Brian Shackelford
July 27 at 10:25 AM ·

As the weather we have had this year with Heavy heart The event is going to be pushed till next year. 2020 The River levels we have had this year there is still no docks currently at New Athens, Water is still high on the Mississippi and the sandbar is still currently under water & still alot of floating logs in the Mississippi and Safety is a top priority. All Company's that have donated towards the event will remain the same. If anyone is interested in their Company joining for next year please reach out to me. All Tshirts sales will remain the same and Store will open up next year to purchase Tshirts. If you are interested in a Refund please always reach out if not your order will remain the same and your order will be sent out before the event next year. A date is not set in stone but will be set shortly. Possibly Labor day weekend have a tie up in party cove on Kaskaskia for people that will be staying local. Thank you Any thoughts please post below...Happy Boating
 

Kinder's Restaurant

Mississippi River at Golden Eagle, IL

 

CLOSED FOR THE 2019 SEASON

 


 

Lake Center Marina

MM224.4 UMR

.

 

We’re excited to announce 40% OFF all annual docks & slips to new members!
http://lakecentermarina.com/new-members

 

Lewis Boats

Marine Sales and Service

 

12-20-19
We will close at 3pm on December 20th and will resume our normal scheduled hours on January 2nd.
From all of us at Lewis Boats Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! See you in 2020!

 

Mike's La Rosa at My River Home

Mississippi River at

Portage des Sioux, Mo

 

Closed For The Season

 

Polestar Boating Center

Mississippi River

Dardenne Slough 221.5

 

Dock Rentals on the Mississippi River
Safe Harbor Yacht Sales
The Canvas Man, LLC
Vessel Surveyor / Marine Consulting
Quality Marine Repair

Port Charles Harbor

Mississippi River

Dardenne Slough 221.5

 

 

TowBoatUS St. Charles/St. Louis
August 8 at 9:14 PM ·

27/7 with 365 days a year coverage for only 85.00 per year
Can’t beat this deal! Call 636.250.2628 to enroll before the weekend!

 

River Road Watersports

Pool 26 of the Mississippi River at Grafton Harbor

 

WE ARE CLOSED FOR THE SEASON

 

Jet Ski Rentals

Boat Rental

Rafting Float Trip

Riviera Too

Food, Beer, Wine

 

Peanut butter whiskey? Yes, of course we have it!
We can be the jelly to your peanut butter! Come in to try!...

 

3025 N MO-94, St. Charles, Missouri 63301

 

St. Charles Boat & Motor

The Complete Marine

 

Winter Hours

  Tue - Fri..9am - 5pm

  Sat - 9am - 2pm

  Sun & Mon..Closed

 

  Two Rivers Marina

  Mississippi River at Louisiana, Mo

 

 

Woodland Marina

UMR 222.8 ...Pool 26 of the Mississippi River

 

Woodland Marina is feeling excited.
August 2 at 10:10 AM ·
Marina Update: We are open with limited services! However, we are working off-site as we cannot occupy the office. Please feel free to email woodlandmarina1@gmail.com if you have any questions or need assistance. Woodland Marina’s main line, 636-250-3446, is being monitored. You can leave a message for rack storage at 636-250-4547, and most importantly, we are splashing boats!

 

Yacht Club of St. Louis

Mississippi River

At UMR 225 On Dardenne Slough

 

 

Little history on the Yacht Club of St Louis!
The original building and pool were constructed in the late 1940’s for a family’s summer home. In the mid 1960’s it became a restaurant and marina with 100 boat slips. That building later burned down due to a kitchen fire .
The current building was constructed in late 1960’s and the marina has grown to 275 slips ranging in size from 24’ to 60’.
Multiple floods have caused the current building to be torn down. This was not the idea of ownership, but insurance regulations and county municipalities deemed necessary.
We are anxious to show members the new layout for the clubhouse and pool. We appreciate your patience and loyalty!!

 

Reprinted from Yacht Club of St. Louis Facebook.. click here

 

 

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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  ..Closed for the Season

 

 

Last Weekend's Edition of RiverBills....

 

Click here for last weekend's edition of RiverBills

 

Restaurants

Who's Open.. Who's Closed

Who's Open... Who's Closed........
 
3rd Chute Bar & Grill ......................... Open All Year
Abigail's Tap Room Open All Year
Alton Marina Deli Closed for the Season
Arrrr Bar at Grafton Harbor.................. Closed for the Season
Boathouse Food & Deck..................... Open
Cedar Hill Resort................................ Closed
Driftwood Crab Shack @ MRH Resort.. Closed
Duck Club Yacht Club........................ Closed for the season
Froges Bar & Grill.............................. Open All Year
Grafton Harbor Winery & Gift Shop...... Open
Grafton Oyster Bar............................. Closed for the winter Dec 2019 - Feb 2020
Kinder's Restaurant.......................... Closed for the Season
Longshot Saloon................................ Closed
LaRosa Cantina................................. Closed
Yacht Club of St. Louis..................... Being rebuilt in new location

 Your Eye on the River

 

The Boathouse Food and Deck WebCam

Live Image

Mississippi River on Dardenne Slough UMR 222.2

The Webcam uploads a new picture every 6 minutes..

Hit refresh to update to the latest picture

Go to www.RiverWebCams.com for the last 10 pictures from the above camera!

 

 

Lock & Dam 15 Webcam

Live Image

Mississippi River at Rock Island, IL

.

US Army Corps of Engineers

Lock and Dam 15....

US Army Corps of Engineers Camera
Live Image of Mississippi River at Rock Island, IL ...
Click here

 

 

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Beautiful area of the

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Explore the historic

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We have Pump Out

Ramp Passes & Storage
636-946-2073

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OPEN

Golden Eagle Ferry
 

Mon - Sat.   5AM- 9PM
 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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help plan your

next event!

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Artistic Affairs Catering
1336 Caulks Hill Rd.
St. Charles, MO 63304
636.922.3003 (FOOD)

 

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Marina dredged to 8ft

 One of the best views on the River!

Call Andy at

314.566.5403

for pricing and to reserve for the 2020 Season

 

  LIST YOUR BOAT

WITH ANDY

FREE DOCK W/LIFT TILL IT SELLS

 

My River Home website

 Longshot Saloon Facebook

Mike's LaRosa Bar Facebook

Mike's LaRosa Bar

Music Schedule

click here

 

 

Kitchen open til 9PM

Tue, Wed, Thurs & Sun!

 

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Phone 314-517-6079

RealtorAimeeDavison@Gmail.com

 

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

 

 

Click here to View My Listings

 

 

 

Little John's Moptorsports website
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Little John's Marine Service website
Click here

 

 

The Duck Club Yacht Club restaurant is Under New Management and will open on March 15th to members.
.

The new management is Padavans NY dba Padavan & Haacke On the Water at the Duck Club

click here for more info

 

Now accepting social membership applications

click here

 

6257 Hwy V, St. Charles, Mo

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


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e
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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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2019 Slip Rates

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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 !

 

 

 

 

 

Grafton Harbor Winery
Click here
 

 

 

 

UMR 222.2
Marine Gas,
Diesel Fuel, Ice
 

Docks, Rack Storage
 40 Ton Travel Lift
Repairs all makes

& models
 

636-250-3446
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Dining room/ lounge bar & sports bar that offers live video gaming

 

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UMR 222.2
 

 

 

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