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WEDNESDAY

23 SEPTEMBER 2020

 

 

Over 10.5 Million Boater Visits

Since Sept 12, 2004

To The Always Changing e-Waters of RiverBills.com

Pool 26 of the Mississippi River

Near Woodland Marina

 

 

 

The Picture of the Day....  Was sent to us by Robyn McPherson

 

My Happy Place, being on the river.

There's nothing else like it.

 

Pool 26 of the Mississippi River

At Portage des Sioux, Mo

 

 

 

The Picture of the Day....  Was posted by Mark Newlin

 

What a peaceful sunrise. Sat by ramp drinking coffee watching.

 

RiverBill says... Great shot Mark. Thanks for letting us repost it

Pool 26 of the Mississippi River

At Mike's LaRosa Cantina

 

 

 

The Picture of the Day....  Was sent to us by Becky Dallwitz of Mikes LaRosa Cantina at Longshot Marina.

 

Pirate Parade last Saturday

 

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 Yesteryear's Picture on this Day

 

Hoppies Marina

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YesterYears Picture on this Day in 2019.... was sent to us by Claudia Burris who hails out of Hoppies Marina in Kimmswick, Mo....

 

Hi Bill,


Ray from Hoppies Marina assists Dave and Kate from New Bern, North Carolina, who are doing the Great Loop on their 32-foot Nordic Tug.


See you on the river!


Claudia Burris
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LOCAL NOTICE TO MARINERS

District 8 MRS                                                 UPDATED September 16, 2020

Mississippi River System

 

MISSISSIPPI RIVER

MILE 309.9 - BRIDGE MAINTENANCE
Hannibal Railroad Drawbridge; Due to replacement of rail ties on the drawbridge, the drawbridge will be maintained in the closed to navigation position beginning from 11:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m., daily from September 21-25, 2020. A drawbridge opening is scheduled to occur around 3:00 p.m., daily, or there about, to clear navigation.

MILE 200.5 - L/D CLOSURE
Continuing until November 9, 2020, the Mel Price L/D 26 (auxiliary chamber) in the vicinity of Mile 200.5, is closed to navigation for repair. The main chamber is available to pass traffic, during this closure. Mariners should be alert for and abide by any special instructions from the lockmaster.

MILE 200.5 - L/D RESTRICTION
The bullnose protection armor, for the lower long wall of the Mel Price L/D (main chamber) is experiencing deterioration. Continuing until further
notice, all tows transiting the main lock are requested to stay off the lower long wall bullnose. Mariners should be alert for and abide by any special
instructions from the lockmaster.

MILE 194.0 - DREDGE OPERATION
Continuing until further notice, the USACE contract vessel M/V GRAND TOWER is conducting dredging operations in the vicinity of Mile 194.0, Upper Chain of Rocks Canal Entrance. Work will be conducted from 6:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m., each day. The M/V GRAND TOWER will monitor VHF-FM Channel 13 and requests 30-minutes advance notice of passage. No channel closures are expected with this operation. Mariners are requested to transit the area at their slowest safe speed to minimize their wake and proceed with caution after passing arrangements have been made.

MILE 185.5 - L/D CLOSURE
On September 18, 2020, from 6:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m., L/D 27 (main and auxiliary chambers) in the vicinity of Mile 185.5, will be closed for maintenance. All navigation interests should be alert for, and abide by, any special instructions that may be issued by the lockmaster.

MILE 183.2 - BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION
Merchants Railroad Bridge; Work barges continue excavating around both left and right descending navigation piers and the right descending pier of the center span. Work barges should not encroach more than 50 feet into the navigation channel, at any time. For work barge locations,
mariners are encouraged to contact the onsite work boat M/V KATHERINE OHARA via VHF-FM Channel 6 or 16 or by phone at (217) 248-9077
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ILLINOIS RIVER

MILE 271.5 - TEMPORARY L/D CLOSURES
Continuing until October 4, 2020, from 7:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., each day, the Dresden Island L/D in the vicinity of Mile 271.5, will be closed for maintenance. In addition, a 70-foot width restriction and no ability to pull unpowered barges, is in place.
MILE 244.6 - L/D CLOSURE
Continuing until October 30, 2020, the Marseilles L/D in the vicinity of Mile 244.6, will be closed for maintenance.
MILE 231.0 - L/D CLOSURE
Continuing until October 30, 2020, the Starved Rock L/D in the vicinity of Mile 231.0, will be closed for maintenance.
MILE 157.7 - L/D CLOSURE
Continuing until October 1, 2020, the Peoria L/D in the vicinity of Mile 157.7, will be closed for maintenance..
MILE 80.2 - L/D CLOSURE
Continuing until October 13, 2020, the LaGrange L/D in the vicinity of Mile 80.2, will be closed for maintenance.

 

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We have 7,303 members as of 09-23-20....... Click here and check it out. 

 

Metro East Levees

Levee District's Cat Program On Hold........

 

A miscommunication between Madison County, the Wood River Drainage and Levee District and the Metro East Humane Society has put a stop to a proposed plan for using cats to control burrowing rodent populations along the levees.

 

A news release was issued last week announcing that the cat program would be returning, however, the head of the Humane Society stated that this is not true. 

 

The previous program to use feral cats to control burrowing rodent populations was disbanded back in January when new leadership took over the Wood River Levee District.  It was believed that the cat program would be resumed, however, Metro East Humane Society Executive Director Anne Schmidt says no........

 

Click here to read this news article from altondailynews.com.  With Photo and Audio.

 

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Boating Legislation

Senate Passed Boating And Fishing Conservation Measure........

 

The U.S. Senate has unanimously passed the America's Conservation Enhancement Act, which will reauthorize or establish several crucial wildlife conservation programs.

 

The legislation, which is supported by the recreational boating and fishing community, will now head to the U.S. House of Representatives for consideration.  the NMMA is calling on legislators to approve the measure.

 

The ACE Act helps conserve wildlife via the reauthorization of the North American Wetlands Conservation Act and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Establishment Act, as well as addressing emerging wildlife diseases such as chronic wasting disease........

 

Click here to read more from boatingindustry.com.  With Photo

 

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Sat..Sept 27..David Caputo..3-7pm

Sun..Sept 28..Jonathon Baker Duo..3-7pm

 

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New Rat Run Bar...

 

 

 

The new bar for the upcoming Rat Run on Oct 2, 3 & 4 is getting set up at Longshot Marina !

 

Becky Dallwitz

Yacht Club of St. Louis

dardenne Slough of Pool 26 of the Mississippi River...

 

 

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

 

Upcoming Event....Saturday, October 17, 2020

Two Rivers Marina

Pool 24 of the Mississippi River at Louisiana, Mo...

 

 

 

Reprinted from Two Rivers Marina Facebook... click here

 

Pere Marquette Lodge & Conference Center

Up the Illinois River past Grafton, IL...

 

 

 

Reprinted from Pere Marquette Lodge & Conference Center Facebook... click here

 

 

 

 

River History....

 

September 23, 1993 in River History
 

The USS Inaugural sank.
The World War II Navy minesweeper was a floating attraction on the St. Louis riverfront from 1968 to 1993 sank on this day after it was pulled from its mooring during the 1993 flood. The ship was rescued and tied temporarily to a barge south of downtown St. Louis when it suddenly rolled and sank on Sept. 23, 1993

Marine Jobs

Surroundings Trade Only....

 

A few of the jobs listed this week include:

~ Marine District Sales Manager- Suzuki
~ Florida Sales & Technical Representatives- Propspeed
~ General Manager opportunity in San Diego-West Marine

 

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Boating News

Coast Guard Seeking Input On Shallow Draft Waterways.........

 

The U.S. Coast Guard has announced that they will be conducting a Waterways Analysis and Management System Study on the Shallow Draft System, which applies to waterways less than 12 feet deep.

 

The survey will allow the Coast Guard to update their policies and to make the navigable waterways of the United States safer and more efficient.  The survey will remain open through November 1st and the NMMA is calling on recreational boaters to participate.

 

The nation's waterways have become more congested and complex, and to address those changes, the Coast Guard will consider feedback from local maritime partners and stakeholders that operate on the affected waterways........

 

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

 

River Lifestyles

Four Generations Of Burnetts Have Been Rivermen........

 

When Ancel Burnett climbed aboard the Federal Barge Line Str. Illinois at Boonville, Missouri, he had no idea that he was starting a family tradition that would last for four generations so far.

 

Ancel's son, Dan was fascinated by his father's work and grew up riding the boats, listening to the river stories and steering the boat when he got the chance. After graduating high school, Dan joined the family business, eventually starting his own tow company. 

 

Dan's son Bill followed in his father's footsteps, eventually working as a harbor pilot in St. Louis prior to leaving the river for a lucrative career in insurance.  Fast forward 20-odd years, and Bill's stepson, Lafayette became a river cook aboard the Blake Denton, making him the fourth generation of the Burnett family to become rivermen.........

 

Click here to read this news story from waterwaysjournal.net.  With Photo.

 

Mississippi River Education

Upper Mississippi River Conference Has Shifted To On-Line Format........

 

River Action Inc.'s annual in-person Upper Mississippi River Conference has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak, however, organizers are still offering an opportunity to get the latest information on water issues.

 

There will be hour-long webinars featuring many of the speakers that would have been at the conference being offered throughout October and November.  The webinars will offer live question-and-answer sessions with the speakers as well.

 

Webinar registration is $10 per webinar, or three for $25 at riveraction.org.  Continuing Education Certificates will be available following the webinar, if chosen during registration........

 

Click here to read more from qctimes.com.

 

News Release From BoatUS


SPRINGFIELD, Va., Sept. 22, 2020 – Pretty soon, millions of recreational boats will be put into winter storage to await next year’s season. As they sit unattended for months, they can easily become a target for thieves. Will your boat be on a crook’s hit list? Here are five signs that may welcome a thief as well as simple things you can do to thwart them, from Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS).

 

1.  Leaving electronics aboard your boat mounted on a bracket over the winter is a sign that says “come take me.” Bring home any electronics that can be removed easily. For permanently installed electronics, take pictures and record model and serial numbers in case you need to file a claim or police report. If you want added protection, ask your insurer if it offers lower deductibles on claims made for electronics, the most common theft insurance claim during winter storage.


2.  Fishing gear, watersports equipment, expensive life jackets and other gear often get stolen with electronics. Bring them home, too, along with the boat’s registration. The title should never be stored aboard.


3.  You automatically make a crook’s target list if you have a PWC or an outboard-powered boat that is less than 26 feet and stored on a trailer – the most common types of vessels stolen. Florida, California and Texas (in that order) may be the top three states for boat theft, but if you live elsewhere, you’re not immune. If storing your boat at home on a trailer, arrange it so the tongue does not face the street for an easy getaway. Remove one wheel from an axle. Hitch receiver locks may also deter theft. PWCs should be stored inside a locked garage or secure storage facility.


4.  On sterndrive-powered motor boats, outdrives are targets for theft as they don’t take very long to remove and are expensive to replace. Consider removing the outdrive annually each fall at winter storage time and storing in a safe location, which can also allow for annual preventive maintenance such as a critical bellows inspection, a common cause of sinkings.


5.  Leaving a portable outboard on a small boat transom just begs a bad guy to come take it. Small outboards should always be removed and stored in a secure location, such as a locked garage or basement. Install a lock on larger outboards.


BoatUS offers additional ways to prevent off-season boat theft. If you’d like to compare your insurance policy coverage or get a free quote, go to BoatUS.com/Insurance.

 

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This press release reprinted by permission of Scott Croft of BoatUS...click here

 

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What's Going On This Week

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

 

Serving Wayne's Famous Kettle Chilli

 

 

 

3rd Chute Upcoming Events.. click here

Alton Marina

Mississippi River at Alton, IL

 

The Alton Marina is currently open for business but we are limited on our amenities. We are selling fuel and doing pump outs every Thursday to Sunday from the hours of 9:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.

We will have take out service in our Deli/Ship's Store starting June 13th. The Deli hours are Friday 3:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M....Saturday 9:00 A.M. until 6:00 P.M......Sunday 9:00 until 1:00 P.M.

We hope as the next few weeks progress we will be adding more and more of the everyday services we usually offer!

 

Please watch our website as we will post what is new each week.

Please be safe and God Bless All Of Us!!

KAREN AND THE CREW
 

bluff city grill

424 Broadway, Alton, IL

 

Now Open For Lunch and Dinner

Wed - Sun

Closed Mon & Tue (Temporarily Through Sept)

 

Kitchen Hours

Wed & Thurs...11-9pm

Fri & Sat.........11-10pm

Sun.................11-9pm

 

We offer indoor / Outdoor Dinning, Carryout

Contact Free Curbside & Online Ordering

 

Check out our Daily Drink & Food Specials

Call (618) 433-8288 for Reservation

 

Just a short distance from the Alton Marina

 

Upcoming Events.. click here

The Boathouse

Northshore Marina

 

Open Thur, Fri, Sat... 11am - 11pm,   Sun...11am-10pm

 

Fuel Dock and Ramp Now Open

 

Boathouse Restaurant... 636-250-3300

Boathouse Office...........636-250-3800

Website.... N/A
Email...... Boathouseontheriver@gmail.com
 

Upcoming Events.. click here

Calhoun Ferry Company

 

Update 06/06/2020

The Golden Eagle Ferry is open with regular operating hours of Monday-Thursday 5am to 9pm, Friday -Saturday 5am to 2am and Sunday 8am to 9pm.

The Grafton Ferry just opened at 10am today, 06/06/2020 The river levels have not been kind to us lately but today the river level is down just enough to get open.

The Golden Eagle Ferry, Grafton Ferry, Brussels State Ferry and the Kampsville State Ferry are all open so come aboard for a very beautiful and scenic ride on the river.

Thank You and Take Care,
The Calhoun Ferry Company

Cedar Hill Resort

Mississippi River

1 mile below Winfield Dam

 

Closed and For Sale

Contact Jay at 618 772 5766

 

Con Trios Yacht Club

 

 

About
Social Yacht Club centered around the Alton Pool (Pool 26) of the Mississippi River, website is www.contriosyachtclub.org

Founding Date
1966

Duck Club Yacht Club

 

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

 

Sat.. Sept 26...

Car Show..11am-10pm.. click here

 

$1.50 can beers during all televised St. Louis Blues games!!


LET'S GO CARDS!!!
$1.50 can beers during all televised games!!

 

07-13-20

We will now have kitchen open until 10pm on Sundays until Further notice

 

1530 Highway J
Portage Des Sioux, Missouri 63373
(636) 899-1139

Grafton Harbor

Confluence of Mississippi & Illinois Rivers

 

 

We have pontoon boat rentals available
2 hours: $195
4 hours: $295
8 hours: $488
Includes gas and tax!!
Call: 618-786-7678

Grafton Harbor

Grafton Harbor River Adventures
 


ARRR Ye Mateys! Set sail for a 2-hour cruise while enjoying some of our most popular rum drinks


We have Covid guidelines in place.
Please arrive 30 minutes early for all cruises.
23 passengers will be allowed on the lower level and 26 passengers will be allowed on the upper level. Temperatures will be taken and questions will be asked before everyone enters the boat. Social distancing guidelines will incur.

 

Click here for 2020 cruise schedule

Grafton, IL

Confluence of Mississippi  & Illinois Rivers

 

Check out Grafton's Event and Music

Calendar for Sep 15 thru Sep 29 .... click here

 

 

 

Click here and check out "Welcome to Grafton" website

Grafton Oyster Bar

Grafton Harbor

 

Sat...Sept 26th –– Hookie.. 7pm
Sun...Sept 27th – Graham Band.. 2pm

 

Open:

Tuesday - Thursday 11am-9pm

Friday and Saturday 11am-til the last customer leaves

 

John's Boat Harbor

Mississippi River at UMR 231.8

 

 

Kinder's Restaurant

Mississippi River at Golden Eagle, IL

 

08-22-20

Foundation work started

 

"The plan is to keep it in the same location, maybe a little closer to the river and up about 7 ft higher. The building will be just a little smaller with a bigger deck."

 

Amanda

Kinder's Restaurant

 

Photo Gallery of tear down.. click here

Lake Center Marina

MM224.4 UMR

 

Gated Entry and Video Security

Where the fish are bitin’ and the bugs aren’t!

Weekly Mosquito Control

 

 

Need to fill up for your weekend water activities? Stop by for 24/7 pump outs & fuel docks

 

Marina, Boat Service, Fuel

Lewis Boats

Marine Sales and Service

 

Welcome to Lewis Boats! We are a family owned and operated company that was established in 1993. Our focus is on building relationships by providing the best in products and services.


We have a CSI Award-winning service and parts department with over 175 years of combined experience in the marine industry to take care of all of your parts and service needs. We service Mercury, Mercruiser, Yamaha, Volvo Penta, and Honda Outboards.
We offer Barletta Boats, Sylvan Marine, Cypress Cay, and Crestliner pontoon boats, Phoenix bass boats, Crestliner aluminum fishing boats, Monterey sport boats, and Mercury, Mercruiser, and Yamaha outboard and sterndrives.


Whether you are looking for an aluminum fishing boat, performance pontoon, tournament ready fiberglass bass boat, or a crossover ski boat/ bowrider, our sales consultants will help you find the perfect boat for your family’s wants and needs.


It's no wonder we have been regarded as one of the largest and most trusted dealers in Missouri for more than 20 years. Come meet our dedicated boating staff and allow them to find the right boat or service for your family's needs.


We are conveniently located in between the Missouri Riverfront and Lake Saint Louis. Family owned and operated since 1993. Come in today and check us out!
As we like to say, you are not just buying a boat or getting service but becoming a member of the Lewis Boats Family!

 

Liberty Harbor

Mississippi River at

Portage des Sioux, Mo

 

2020 Slip Rates

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Contact Jerry

636-734-1929

 

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

 

Longshot Saloon at Longshot Marina

Mississippi River at

Portage des Sioux, Mo

 

Rat Run Weekend
Fri, Sat, Sun..Oct 2,3,4

Click here for flyer


 

 

Mike's La Rosa at Longshot Marina

Mississippi River at

Portage des Sioux, Mo

 

Sat..Sep 27..David Caputo..3-7pm

Sun..Sep 28..Jonathon Baker Duo..3-7pm

Port Charles Harbor

Pool 26 of the Mississippi River

Dardenne Slough at 221.5

 


Port Charles Harbor, A Full Service Marina Located On The Beautiful Mississippi River! 60 Ton Marine Travel Lift. 636.250.BOAT www.portcharlesharbor.com

Riviera Too

Food, Beer, Wine

 

 

Patio Open Thu - Sat.. 5-10pm

 

Store Hours: Sun..10-9, M-Th..10-10, Fri Sat..10-11

Order On-line

Click here for website and menus

 

Sat, Sept 26 at 4-8pm....

Classic Saturday Car Show.. click here

 

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

St. Charles Boat & Motor

The Complete Marine

 

The 2021 Yamaha Boats are here with 14 new models. There’s an all-new 25-platform, new 25-foot wake boats, new 25-foot FSH center console boats, four new 21-foot boats, the expansion of our award-winning Drive Technology across the line, and tons more.

  Two Rivers Marina

  Mississippi River at Louisiana, Mo

 

 


 

 

Check out Fatboys Restaurant Facebook page.... click here

Woodland Marina

UMR 222.8 ...Pool 26 of the Mississippi River

 

OUR FUEL DOCK IS OPEN & we now have 93 OCTANE with ValvTect!Diesel is also available.

THE SHOWERS& BATHROOMS in the BACK of the Rack Room are also open!!!

We hope to see all of you soon! Call 636.250.4547 to schedule your splash!!

Be safe & happy boating!

 

Yacht Club of St. Louis

Mississippi River

At UMR 225 On Dardenne Slough

 

 

 

Yacht Club was tore down due to flood damage.

Rebuilding on hgher ground !

 

 

More Things Going On This Week

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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 

 

 

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
Alton Marina Deli Open
Arrrr Bar at Grafton Harbor.................. Open
Bluff City Grill ........................................ Open
Boathouse Food & Deck..................... Open
Cedar Hill Resort................................ Closed & For Sale
Driftwood Crab Shack @ Longshot Marina Closed
Duck Club Yacht Club........................ Open
Froges Bar & Grill.............................. Open
Grafton Harbor Winery & Gift Shop...... Open
Grafton Oyster Bar............................. Open
Kinder's Restaurant.......................... Being rebuilt in same location
Longshot Saloon................................ Closed for remodling
Mike's LaRosa@ Longshot Marina Open
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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2020 Slip Rates

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Contact Jerry

636-734-1929

 

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

 

 

Click here for map

 

 

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click here for map
click here for Menu

 

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

 

Check out the New patio

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UMR 222.2
Marine Gas,
Diesel Fuel, Ice
 

Docks, Rack Storage
 40 Ton Travel Lift
Repairs all makes

& models
 

636-250-3446
.
Map.. click here
Website.. click here

Facebook.. click here

 

 

 

 

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Let's Plan a

River Get-Away

 

Fun, friendly atmosphere


Five Anchor Marina


Beautiful area of the

Mississippi River


New Restaurant On Site


Explore the historic

town of Louisiana, MO
 

 

 Website.. click here

Facebook.. click here

 

 

 

Alton Marina is the cover photo for the
2020 edition of Quimby's Cruising Guide

 

 

Click here for website
 

 

 

 

 

Dining room/ lounge bar & sports bar that offers live video gaming

 

Click here for virtual tour

 

Facebook  Website   Map

 

 

 

 

Website   Facebook

 

 

 

 

CHECK US OUT ON ON FACEBOOK

OR OUR WEBSITE

CLICK HERE FOR MAP

 

 

 

 

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for website

 

 

 

 

Click here for website

Join

Sioux Harbor Sailing on Facebook
 

 

 

Toll-Free:
866-249-2135

Class schedule.. click here
Website..... click here

 

 
 


 

Click here for website

 

 

 

 

 

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

We have Pump Out

Ramp Passes & Storage
636-946-2073

Click here for Map
Click here for website

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click here for website

 

 

Click here for map

 

 

OPEN

Golden Eagle Ferry
 

Mon - Thur.. 5AM- 9PM
Fri & Sat.... 5AM- 2AM
Sun........... 8AM- 9PM

On Board Phone
618- 535-5759


Click here for website

 

Winfield Ferry
CLOSED

 
 

211 W. Main St.  Grafton, IL

 

 

618.786.8888
click here for Events

click here for Facebook

click here for Map

 

NEW PHONE NUMBER

 

 

Click here for

webpage and map

 

NEW PHONE NUMBER

 

 

Let us take care

of the food so

you can enjoy

the party ! 

 

We are ready to

help plan your

next event!

CONTACT US

 

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

 

click here for Facebook

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Longshot Marina website

 Longshot Saloon Facebook

Mike's LaRosa Bar Facebook

 

2020 Event Schedule..

click here

 

 

 

Facebook     Map  

 

 


.CONTACT  KELLY

636-225-2599

314-239-4243 cell

636-688-7773 fax

 

FACEBOOK

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WEBPAGE

Click here

 

EMAIL  US

Click here

 

 

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15 Droste Square

St. Charles, Mo

Click here for Map

 

 

 

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
Click here
 
Little John's Marine Service website
Click here

 

 

.

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


Click here for
Duck Club Yacht Club websit
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UMR 222.2
 

 

 

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