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 Sat, Sun..January 25, 26 2020


Over 9.4 Million Boater Visits

Since Sept 12, 2004

To The Always Changing e-Waters of RiverBills.com


The Alton Water Ski Club

“River Road Renegades”

Pool 26 of the Mississippi River

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




Thought I would send some Alton Water Ski Club “River Road Renegades” pics from 2012. Sucks that all the silt in the river destroyed the ski area by our beach.

Brad Maher
Alton Motorboat Club



RiverBills Sticker Sighting

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A RiverBills Sticker Sighting.....  was sent to us by Capt'n Phil Jost


Gary & Judy Meinershagen out of StLYC "Beads" and Kym & Philip Jost out of Lake Center Marina on "AquaHolic"...are enjoying Mexican dinner double date, on the canals of Cape Coral Florida. And we remembered to bring our RiverBills sticker!

Keeping warm (and boating), in Southern Florida, until we see you on the river this Spring

"Fireworks Phil"



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A RiverBills Sticker Sighting.....  was sent to us by Connie Pickering



We took “RiverBills”

along on our trip to Alaska this past fall!
Connie Pickering

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Every Saturday & Sunday  Beginning May 2, 2020

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2018 RiverBills Sticker Sighting


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Yesteryear's Picture of the Day in 2018.....  was sent to us by Capt'n Ernie Moretti who hails out of the Yacht Club of St. Louis in the boat..... Livin' On Spongecake.



It's Ernie and Sue

Wasting the Day Away at Margaritaville




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Added Sunday

Missouri River Management

Four Governors Agree To Fight Missouri River Flooding........


On Saturday, the governors from Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and Missouri signed an agreement to fight flooding along the Missouri River.


The Agreement will allow each state to study ways to improve flood recovery and flood control.  The states must work together to create long-lasting infrastructure.


Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts noted that 10 months after flooding began, the four states are still working to recover and rebuild.  He adds that in the future, they want communities and people to be put first when managing the Missouri River........


Click here to read this news story from ketv.com.  With Video.


Added Sunday

Upcoming Event... Saturday, March 28, 2020

Grafton Open 9 Hole pub Crawl........



March 28th is the inaugural Greater Grafton Open pub crawl. Dust off your knickers and book your overnight stays. This is gonna be a riot. 9 bars will put their unique spin on a mini golf course and pub crawl. Drink special, prizes, shuttle buses and a ton of laughs will be provided!!!

Reposted from Grafton, Illinois Facebook... click here


Added Sunday

Lower Mississippi River

The Mississippi River Is On The Way Up, Bank Stabilization Season Ended Early........


The Mississippi River at the Carrollton gauge in New Orleans is already above 14 feet, prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District to suspend their Mat Sinking Unit's 2019 season as of January 21.


The Vicksburg District called the season off due to problematic river conditions caused by turbulent flow rates and flooded riverbanks.  They will wait about a minth to see if conditions will improve enough to allow for scheduled work to be completed.


Ed Adcock, chief of the revetment section for the Vicksburg District says that during an average season, the Mat Sinking Unit will set approximately 120,000 squares in the river.  A "square" measures four feet by 25 feet.  they are linked together aboard a special barge and carefully set along the riverbank to prevent erosion and protect key riverbank areas........


Click here to read this news article from waterwaysjournal.net.


Added Sunday

St. Louis District, US Army Corps of Engineers

Navigable Waters Protection Rule........



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Added Sunday

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Upcoming Classes, February 2020.......


Advance Fire Fighting 02-03 Oriental NC
Basic Training Revalidation 02-05 Oriental NC
OUPV -TOW 02-07 Wilmington NC
5 Day Radar 02-17 Oriental NC
25/50/100 ton Masters Upgrade 02-21 Oriental NC
Sailing Endorsement 02-22 Oriental, NC
call 252-249-2135 


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Added Sunday

Boat Manufacturer

Avalon, Volvo Penta Teaming Up On New Boat........


Boat manufacturer Avalon and Tahoe Manufacturing and propulsion manufacturer Volvo Penta recently pulled the wraps off of a new Waketoon Surf Series pontoon boat.


The companies state that the design takes a high performance pontoon boat and combines it with a wakesurf boat.  During the Minneapolis Boat show, it was awarded an Innovation Award from the National Marine Manufacturers Association and Boating Writers International.


The patent-pending pontoon design has a built in rocker and wave shaping plates that eliminate the ballast systems required on other boats, which add weight and have to be filled and emptied........


Click here to read this news report from tradeonlytoday.com.  With Photo.


Added Sunday

Boat Retailer

MarineMax Released Q1 FY2020 Results........


MarineMax recently released the results of their first fiscal quarter of 2020, which wrapped up on December 31, 2019.  Revenue increased by better than 26 percent or 62.6 million to $3.44 million.


Same-store sales increased over 24 percent during thed first quarter of 2020, supported almost completely by similar growth in units sold.


Net income nearly doubled, ending up at $9.1 million with earnings er diluted share rising to $0.41, compared to net income of $4.9 million and earnings of $0.21 during the first quarter of fiscal 2019........


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



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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



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District 8 MRS                                                 UPDATED JANUARY 22, 2020

Mississippi River System



Continuing until 5:00 p.m., March 31, 2020, L/D 24 in the vicinity of Mile 273.4, 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.
Continuing until 5:00 p.m., March 31, 2020, L/D 25 in the vicinity of Mile 241.4, 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



The following areas are in the high water watch phase IAW the Western Rivers WAP Annex:
Zone 7 Peoria (Mile 187.0 – Mile 145.6),
Zone 6 Copperas (Mile 145.5 – Mile 129.1),
Zone 5 Havana (Mile 128.9 – 102.0),
Zone 4 Beardstown (Mile 101.9 – Mile 80.3),
Zone 3 Meredosia (Mile 80.2 – Mile 50.0) and
Zone 2 Hardin (Mile 49.9 – 10.0).
High water and drift potential may be encountered in this area. Mariners are advised to minimize wake and exercise caution. Avoid laying up on saturated levees. Mariners should be experienced in high water conditions and avoid down-streaming operations if possible. Mariners should remain vigilant to an increase in debris and maneuver appropriately. Be aware that a buildup of debris in fleeting areas may have occurred and take appropriate actions to prevent breakaways. Exercise caution in all meeting and overtaking situations, as swift currents may be present. Navigational buoys may have been dragged off station, so remain cautious while transiting. Due to levee reconstruction efforts, vessels are requested to travel at their slowest safe speed to produce no wake between Miles 108.3 and 102.6 and between Miles 88.7 and 88.2

Click here  for the current "Local Notice To Mariners" report

 on the Navigation Center Website

 No new incident reports for the St. Louis area

Click here to go to the Missouri State Highway Patrol website for "all" incident reports    


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It's a group for all the boaters on all the rivers near the "PORT OF ST. LOUIS AND BEYOND." It's a Public Group, open to anyone that wants to join in. A place to post your boating pictures, shout outs, questions, comments, etc.  Stay in touch with other boaters all year long.  Invite your Boating Friends. 

We have 5,629 members as of 01-26-20....... Click here and check it out. 


Illinois River Near Kampsville, Illinois

Kampsville Ferry Closing For Ramp Repairs........


The Illinois Department of Transportation recently announced that the Kampsville Ferry will be closed from 9 am to 2 pm on Wednesday. January 29 to facilitate ferry ramp repairs.


During this time frame, there will be no traffic allowed to cross the Illinois River, so motorists should seek alternative routes.  The contractor that was awarded this project is Arnold, Missouri based St. Louis Bridge Construction Co........


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


It's Boat Show Season !


Discount Tickets

January 30 - February 2, 2020

St. Louis Boat & Sportshow

America's Center and the Dome........


Reprinted from the St. Louis Boat & Sportshow Facebook.... click here



Thursday, January 30  - Sunday, February 2, 2020
Thu... 2pm – 9pm
Fri... 12pm – 9pm
Sat....10am – 9pm
Sun...10am – 5pm


Click here for 2020 show maps


No Official RiverBills Nite This Year,

but see you there on Thursday Evening

Wear your River Gear !




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Missouri River Personalities

The Greenway Network Founder Passed Away After Cancer Battle........


On Monday, January 20, 2020, Greg Poleski, founder of the Greenway Network passed away following a long battle with cancer.  He was 66 years old.


Poleski was a river rat and an environmentalist of the highest order.  He worked behind the scenes to protect flood plains from development.


Jaime Tarsi, Poleski's wife says that friends have reassured her that there were plenty of river cleanups in heaven that needs to be attended to........


Click here to read this column from stltoday.com.  With Photo



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34th Annual New Years Day Waterski

Mississippi River at St. Louis Arch........


In case you missed it, here is a link to a KMOV4  news story from January 2, 2020 about water skiers raising money for charity at the annual New Years Day "Polar Bear Ski" on the Mississippi River at Downtown St. Louis....  click here



This annual event was started by our friend Kevin Day of Chesterfield, Mo, former US water ski champion and benefits the Missouri Disabled Water Ski Association.

Kevin Day and friend with the RiverBills Girls

 at the Boatshow a few years ago


RiverBill says.... Keep up the good work Kevin and keep on skiing !


Mississippi River At Quincy, Illinois

Illinois Senator Calls For Quincy Bay Restoration Funding........


U.S. Senator Dick Durbin recently spoke with R.D. James, the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, and pushed for funding to restore Quincy Bay.


Durbin says that Quincy Bay is silted in and needs attention.  He added that the river locks in Illinois are also in a dire need of expansion and modernization.


Durbin notes that they need the help of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers quickly, and he will keep working with the Corps to ensure water infrastructure has the necessary federal funding........


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



Please Wear It
If you enjoy being out on the water this time of year be sure to always dress in layers for the water temperature, even if it’s warm outside. Your top layer should always be a properly-fitted life jacket. #LifeJacketsWornNobodyMourns


Reprinted from the US Army Corps of Engineers



Living Lands & Waters

2020 Community River Cleanups In Our Area.......


Living Lands & Waters hosts dozens of community river cleanups each year to help watershed conservation efforts with the assistance of thousands of volunteers of all ages who are willing to roll up their sleeves and get dirty – church groups, schools, community organizations, businesses and more!
Details and registration TBA!


Chillicothe, IL... Thursday, May 28, 2020 - Saturday, May 30, 2020

Havana, IL........Thursday, June 11, 2020 - Saturday, June 13, 2020

Meredosia, IL... Thursday, June 18, 2020 - Saturday, June 20, 2020

Hardin, IL......... Thursday, June 25, 2020 - Saturday, June 27, 2020

Grafton, IL........ Thursday, July 9, 2020   - Saturday, July 11, 2020

Grafton, IL....... Thursday, July 16, 2020  - Saturday, July 18, 2020

St. Louis, MO.. Thursday, July 23, 2020  - Saturday, July 25, 2020


Reposted from Living lands & Waters ... click here


Illinois Waterway Closures

US Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island Diatrict.......



Reprinted from US Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District Facebook... click here


Jan. 07, 2020

Become an "Official Eagle Watcher" this winter during Eagle Season and receive a free Eagle Watching T-Shirt!

From January through early March, the American Bald Eagle travels along the Mississippi River just outside St. Louis to its winter home providing eagle watching opportunities not seen anywhere else in the Midwest!

It's easy to become an "Official Eagle Watcher". Go to the Alton Visitor Center or any other eagle hot spot listed below starting Jan. 1, 2020 to receive your eagle watcher's card. Then, come back throughout the season as the eagle counts continue to grow. As you visit the official eagle watching hot spots, a Visitor Center representative will initial your card. Fill up your card and return it to the Alton Visitor Center to pick up your free eagle t-shirt. (While supplies last!)

Adult and child sizes are available.

One shirt per person.


How many eagle watching hot spots will I need to visit?
You will need to visit five out of the 11 eagle watching hot spots that have visitor centers on-site.

These include:

Alton Visitor Center
200 Piasa St., Alton
Open daily

Audubon Center at Riverlands
301 Riverlands Way, West Alton
Open daily

Elsah General Store
22 La Salle St., Elsah
Open Wednesday - Sunday

Grafton Visitor Center
950 E. Main. St., Grafton
Open Friday-Sunday

Lewis & Clark State Historic Site
3500 New Poag Rd., Hartford
Open Wednesday - Sunday

National Great Rivers Museum/Lock & Dam
#2 Lock & Dam Way, Alton
Open Wednesday - Sunday

Pere Marquette State Park
13112 Visitor Center Ln., Grafton
Open Monday - Saturday
The Post Commons
300 Alby St., Alton
Open Daily

TreeHouse Wildlife Center
23956 Green Acres Rd., Dow
Open Daily

Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge
HCR 82 Box 107, Brussels
Open Monday - Friday
Willoughby Heritage Farm



Reprinted from the Great Rivers & Routes Facebook page..

click here for more information


Hop On A Plane For A Mini Vacation


News Release From BoatUS


WICKFORD, R.I., Jan. 8, 2020 – Want to get a taste of the boating life or improve your on-water boat handling skills? The nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water together with In-Command Seamanship Training in Wickford offer a choice of four fun and affordable at-the-helm on-water training courses for beginner and experienced boaters taught aboard single-engine powerboats: “Intro to Boating,” “Precision Boat Handling,” “Open Water Boat Handling” and “Open Water Advanced Maneuvering.” Courses are available on April 25 and 26 and May 2, 3, 16, 17, 23 and 24.

All of the course details and signup can be found at BoatUS.org/InCommand.
Each course is three hours and taught at In-Command’s location at 1 Phillips Street in Wickford. The minimum age to participate is 16 years old. Courses start at 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., and class size is limited to four students per vessel, ensuring each student gets sufficient time at the helm under the watchful eye of a U.S. Coast Guard-certified instructor.

The “Intro to Boating” course covers shifting and steering, basic docking, open-water handling and basic navigation. “Precision Docking & Boat Handling” covers 180-degree turn-arounds, docking on both port and starboard sides, departing from a dock, and how to use S.C.A.N. procedures to avoid distracted boating. “Open Water Boat Handling” includes utilizing boat trim, displacement and planing handling, object avoidance, ferrying, and emergency stopping. The final course, “Open Water Advanced Maneuvering,” addresses crossing waves and wakes, person overboard retrieval, sharp turns on plane and advanced avoidance maneuvers.

The goal of the BoatUS Foundation and In-Command Seamanship Training courses is to address the high costs typically associated with at-the-helm training, making hands-on boating education more accessible. Courses sell out quickly so early registration is encouraged.



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


List Your Boat

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6 Months for $50.00

From "Now" until "June 2020" 

One month listing on the front page in the featured Classified Section

Six months on the Classified Page.  


e-mail your info along with 6 pictures (max) to riverbill@prodigy.net.


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We will bill you after the ad is on-line




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,



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



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


2020 Bluff City Grill Restaurant Week Specials
January 17-26th
$10 Sandwich Option:
Whiskey Bison Burger:
Chargrilled Third Pound Bison Burger topped with House Whiskey Sauce, Provolone Cheeseand Crisp Onion Straws served w/ Lettuce & Tomato on a Split Top Gourmet Bun served with House Chips
$25 Entrée Option:
16 oz NY Strip w/ appetizer, sides & dessert
Four Firecracker Tiger Shrimp tossed in a Sriracha Sweet Chili Sauce topped w/ Chives
16 oz Aged Angus NY Strip chargrilled and topped with Tarragon Butter served with Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes and Sautéed Green Beans with choice of soup or salad
Mini Blonde Brownie
Monday Drink Specials:
$5 Martini All Day!!


Order online for take out



Just a short distance from the Alton Marina

Open 7 Days a week


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




Con Trios Yacht Club


Saturday, February 29, 2020

Con Trios Yacht Club

Trivia Night....

   American Legion Hall

   2500 Raymond Dr, St. Charles, Mo

       Click here for flyer



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


Mark your Calendars, Start Booking Those Cruises, our website has been updated for 2020 and is ready for your reservations! We've added more dinner cruises catered by the award winning Grafton Oyster Bar!


Grafton Harbor

Grafton Harbor River Adventures

Mark your Calendars, Start Booking Those Cruises, our website has been updated for 2020 and is ready for your reservations! We've added more dinner cruises catered by the award winning Grafton Oyster Bar!


Every Saturday & Sunday

 Beginning May 2, 2020


Click here for 2020 cruise schedule

Grafton, IL

Confluence of Mississippi  & Illinois Rivers

Two Week Activity  Calendar



Click here and check out Grafton's

Event and Music Calendar...Jan 21- Feb 03, 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


Congratulations are in order for our own Nancy. She became Mrs. Danny McClinlock this week end. Hope I spelled it correct. We wish them the very best and many many years of wedded bliss

Kinder's Restaurant

Mississippi River at Golden Eagle, IL




Tearing down the old building

and building new !



Lake Center Marina

MM224.4 UMR



We’re excited to announce 40% OFF all annual docks & slips to new members!


Lewis Boats

Marine Sales and Service


Come and see us

January 30 - February 2 at the

Progressive St. Louis Boat and Sportshow

Located in Booth 4104

America's Center and the Dome in

Downtown St. Louis, Mo


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


St. Louis Boat & Sportshow

Jan 30 - Feb 2nd

Booth 4012A


TowBoat U.S.

Our Safeboat will be on display at the show

Save money & purchase your 2020

Membership at the Boat Show

River Road Watersports

Pool 26 of the Mississippi River at Grafton Harbor




Jet Ski Rentals

Boat Rental

Rafting Float Trip

Riviera Too

Food, Beer, Wine


Who said MARGARITAS are only for the summertime?

It is our specialty all year around!
Available in LIME and MANGO!...


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


St. Charles Boat & Motor

The Complete Marine


St Charles Boat & Motor Sales Event!!!!
Come join us at the St. Louis Boat & Sports Show

January 30 - Feb 2, 2020


Winter Hours

  Tue - Fri..9am - 5pm

  Sat - 9am - 2pm

  Sun & Mon..Closed


  Two Rivers Marina

  Mississippi River at Louisiana, Mo


Leasing slips for the 2020 season. Discount for first time residents!!! residents enjoy a discount on selected items at our store too! Amenities include pool, shower house, on site mechanic, retail store, beer & ice, restaurant, campground and camp sights! Message us, visit the website or call!!.

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



St. Louis Boat & Sportshow

Jan 30 - Feb 2nd

Booth 1850





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  ..Closed for the Season



Last Weekend's Edition of RiverBills....


Click here for last weekend's edition of RiverBills



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.......................... Being rebuilt in same location
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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Dining room/ lounge bar & sports bar that offers live video gaming


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Sioux Harbor Sailing on Facebook




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




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Let's Plan a

River Get-Away

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Fun, friendly atmosphere

Five Anchor Marina

Beautiful area of the

Mississippi River

Restaurants & wineries


Explore the historic

town of Louisiana, MO


Click here for website






Abigail's Tap Room

Click here for Facebook

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Click here for Map





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

We have Pump Out

Ramp Passes & Storage

Click here for Map
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Golden Eagle Ferry

Mon - Sat.   5AM- 9PM
 Sun .......... 8AM- 9PM

On Board Phone
618- 535-5759

Click here for website


Winfield Ferry






Call Kirk Blomgren for all your Private Aircraft Needs

Meisinger Aviation 

Spirit of St. Louis Airport


Aircraft Sales




Click here for website



211 W. Main St.  Grafton, IL


Breakfast Buffet
Sun & Sun 8-12


click here for Events

click here for Facebook

click here for Map





Click here for

webpage and map





Let us take care

of the food so

you can enjoy

the party ! 


We are ready to

help plan your

next event!



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


click here for Facebook

Click here for website




Marina dredged to 8ft

 One of the best views on the River!

Call Andy at


for pricing and to reserve for the 2020 Season






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!


Facebook     Map  




Phone 314-517-6079



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 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

Click here for
Duck Club Yacht Club websit



Call office at 636-250-7500 for information on dockage, rack storage, winter storage, winterizing and service or repairs.

Click here for website






2019 Slip Rates

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Contact Jerry



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



Click here for map




click here for website
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 !






Grafton Harbor Winery
Click here




UMR 222.2
Marine Gas,
Diesel Fuel, Ice

Docks, Rack Storage
 40 Ton Travel Lift
Repairs all makes

& models

Map.. click here
Website.. click here






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