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Hi Captain Bill,

Yesterday Robin Tuff hosted the Dmitri & Anna family and friends for a Mississippi cruise and sandbar lunch and swim.  Dmitri and Anna made a delicious Okroshka, a cold Russian soup.  Anna was at the helm having the time of her life.  A blast was had by all!  From Russia with love,

Captain Mark Adams,
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Mississippi River At Quincy, Illinois

Quincy Formed Riverfront Development Foundation........


Last Monday, Quincy, Illinois Mayor Mike Troup announced the formation of the Quincy Riverfront Development Foundation, which will be used to secure funding  from private sources for riverfront development projects.


Troup says that the creation of the Foundation has been under consideration for some time now.  The Foundation is intended to help guarantee that any type of economic project related to the Riverfront Master Plan would not be dependant on the city, the park district, or Adams County.


Troup added that when he was running for office, that they cannot expect the city, county or park district to be the sole source of funding, that they needed to get funding from private groups as well........


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


Added Sunday

Mississippi River At Quincy, Illinois

Federal Funding Requested For Riverboat Dock, Parking Lot........


U.S. Representative Darin LaHood, R-Peoria recently put in a request for $4.8 million in funding to help facilitate the construction of a cruise ship dock and an adjacent parking lot along the Quincy Riverfront.


The funding request comes as part of the Community Project Funding program, which is administered through the House Appropriations Committee.  LaHood's office was allowed ten funding requests for consideration.


LaHood says that during his time in Congress, one of his main priorities has been to advocate for West-Central Illinois. He adds that he is proud to include the Quincy Riverfront project in the appropriations package........


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District 8 MRS                                                 UPDATED June 16, 2021

Mississippi River System



Nun buoys have been reported missing in the vicinity of Mile 256.9 and Mile 256.5. Mariners are urged to exercise caution in the area

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 65 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


Fireworks displays will be held in the vicinity of Mile 1.0, along the shoreline, on June 3, 10, 17, 24, 2021, July 8, 15, 22, 29, 2021, August 5, 12, 19, 26, 2021 and September 2, 9, 2021, from 9:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m., each day. Mariners are urged to exercise caution in the area, during event periods


The following zone is in the low water watch phase in accordance with the Illinois Waterway Action Plan Annex:
Zone 1 – Grafton (Mile 9.9 – Mile 0.0). Deep draft tows are advised to depart the area. Vessels SHALL transit this area at their slowest safe speed near fleeting areas to minimize impact, due to the narrow channel width. Tow operators are advised to place their heaviest barges in the middle of their tow and identify fleeting areas in the event of a river closure. Mariners are requested to transit the area with caution and contact U.S. Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River via VHF-FM Channel 16 or at (314) 269-2332, to report shoaling, hazardous conditions or missing aids to navigation



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19 June 2016 in River History

At around 1:45 pm Sunday, a man on a jet ski struck the Melvin Price Dam on the Mississippi RIver at Alton, was sucked 17 feet underwater, before appearing on the other side of the dam, screaming for help.

Officials say that the jet skier strayed out of the designated perimeter in the water. Luckily, the man was wearing a life jacket, and is recovering in the hospital.

Alton Fire Department Chief Bernie Sebold said that the man is lucky to be alive.


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Solo Female Speed Record Attempt

From the Headwaters to the Gulf

Tracy Lynn Martin



Mississippi River Speed Record Solo Female EXPEDITION UPDATE:




Friday June 18th
Total miles paddled - only 37 miles

Got on the river late because my son was leaving to go back home and I wanted to have breakfast with him and because I waited to do a TV news interview.
Once I got on the river, a strong continuous 20 mile headwinds with 30 mile gusts prevented fast forward progress.
I absolutely beat myself up against the wind as I battled the huge waves that the wind was producing.
% of River paddled per RaceOwl - 55% completed
Total miles paddled per RaceOwl - 1,283 miles

Left Grand Tower Boat Ramp - River Mile 80
Pulled off for the night at Thebes Illinois- boat ramp at 7:15 pm.

Camping along the riverbank, right across the street from the Thebes Courthouse... where President Lincoln practiced law AND where they had the Dred Scott court case.
I’m right beside a HUGE OLD TREE that witnessed the historic court case as well as the civil war and all of the deadly Mississippi floods for over the last 100 years.
It makes the mind boggle!


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Solo Female Kayaker Tracy Lynn Martin Arrived In Cape Girardeau, Mo......


Kansas City nurse Tracy Lynn Martin is currently attempting to set a speed record by paddling the length of the Mississippi River by herself.  The last solo female record-holder completed the task in 61 days.  Martin's goal is to do it in 45 days.


Martin says that her message is to show people what is possible, as the trip is about more than just setting a speed record; it is also to raise awareness for chronic pain.


In 2010, she was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis and was recently diagnosed with scleroderma.  Martin says that these autoimmune diseases often cause people to stop living their lives.  She adds that if she can get up every morning and paddle for hours with chronic pain, then you can keep doing what you love too........


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Another Kayaker Headed Down the Mississippi

Dan Faust


Mississippi River – Day 8
Dan Faust Glory Days June 18, 2021

Today is Saturday, June 5, 2021.

Not surprisingly, I wake up on the banks of the Mississippi River, at the location where the Ms. Keto campsite is marked on the MDNR Mississippi Water-trail map. I slept well. I can hear the mosquitoes humming.

I want to stay in my nice cozy hammock, but it’s time to go. It’s already 5:05 am. I should have been up 5 minutes ago.

The bugs aren’t as bad as I had imagined from inside my hammock. I break camp and get on the water by 6:15 am.

Not long after I start paddling, a wild turkey flies right over me. I am surprised by what a strong flier it is. The turkey flies up and perches 50 feet up on a pine tree. As I approach the tree, the turkey gracefully leaves its perch and glides across the river, disappearing into the forest. I didn’t know turkeys could fly that well. It made me think of the “WKRP Turkey Drop” and I laughed out loud.

Today is another day without portages or much of anything else. My goal for the day is the Berglund County Campground on the edge of Palisade, MN.

I have come just over 200 miles on the river so far. The river has grown to be about 250 – 300 feet wide. It is also fairly deep. Ever so gradually the river is growing, but for right now is seems to be pretty consistent in width and depth


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We are looking for someone to be available for callouts Monday through Friday. A Coast Guard License OUPV or higher is required and a towing endorsement is preferred.

If you are interested in such an opportunity, call Terry at 314 607 8767


Water Safety

Even Experienced Swimmers Losing Battles With Area Rivers........


This year, the High Ridge Fire District is among several local fire departments responding to more water rescue calls this year.  They are calling on swimmers to head to swimming pools, as opposed to natural bodies of water.


Captain John Barton, spokesperson for the High Ridge Fire District says that they are seeing experienced swimmers getting into trouble and needing rescue.  He adds the you should enjoy area rivers for fishing or for boat access, but enjoy it from shore.


On Thursday, High Ridge Fire DIstrict was called out to the Big RIver to search for 25 year old Michael Lewis from Granite City, Illinois.  He was last seen in the river near Rockford Beach Thursday night.  THere has been no sign of Lewis found.........


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



Asian Carp Update

A Carp By Any Other Name Would Taste As Sweet........


With a name like Asian carp, it might be a bit difficult to think of the ugly fish as a food source that may be in fact rather tasty.  The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says that the that will have a "Big Reveal" to announce the new name of the fish which will n turn make the carp more marketable for restaurants.


According to Illinois Department of Natural Resources Director Colleen Callahan, the name change could have a significant effect on whether the fish will be accepted as a menu option.


Callahan adds that the Asian carp are whitefish, so they will take on the flavor of whatever seasoning is used.  The IDNR will announced the carp's mew name on June 29th,,,,,,,,


Click here to read tins news story frmo altondailynews.com.  With Photo and Audio.



Saturday, June 19,2021

Grand Opening

Grafton History Museum.....


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June 19 - 27, 2021

Mississippi River At Grafton, Illinois

Raging Rivers Hosting Sea Lion Show........


Raging Rivers Waterpark in Grafton is getting prepared for their upcoming 2021 season with the limited presentation of Sea Lion Splash.. 


Sea Lion Splash is the only traveling sea lion show in the United States.  The show will feature animals who were rescue-beached and cannot return to the wild.


Sea Lion Splash will run from June 19th through the 27th at Raging Rivers. There are no additional fees to attend the show; the cost is included with the regular admission price.........


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Saturday, June 19, 2021

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Ohio River Near Louisville, Kentucky

Living Lands And Waters Removed Damaged, Sunken Houseboat........


Living Lands and Waters has been cleaning up rivers and waterways across the nation for several years,  They clean up a wide variety of debris, from tires to refrigerators to damaged boats. 


Recently, the not-for-profit organization removed a significantly larger item than usual, a 15,000 pound houseboat from the Ohio RIver near Louisville, Kentucky..  The crew used an excavator to remove the vessel piece by piece.


Crewmember Callie Schaser said that this was the largest project they have ever taken on.  She added that the police thanked them for removing the eyesore, which had been sitting there for more than a year........


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Illinois Free Fishing Days



Illinois Free Fishing Days: June 18 – 21, 2021
The 2021 Illinois Free Fishing Days celebration will take place June 18 – 21, once again coinciding with Father's Day weekend. During this four-day celebration of fishing in Illinois, anglers can fish without purchasing a fishing license, salmon stamp or inland trout stamp.

Discover the fun of fishing or introduce your kids to the outdoor adventure of fishing during these free fishing days! If you're new to fishing, here's a guide to everything you need to get started. We've got some family fishing hotspots here, but if you have a question for us, get in touch!


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Who’s ready for this weekend?
You don’t need to travel far … Longshot Tiki Bar is bringing an island Luau to YOU!
This weekend we’ll have Beach Bucket Rum Runners! 
Wear an island shirt  & get $2 off your bucket drink!
Food Special: Pulled pork on Hawaiian buns with grilled pineapple!
Saturday: Open at 11am.
Soulard Island Dudes from 3-7pm 
 Bonfire at dusk!
Sunday: Open at 11am. Bring Dad out to see the Skylark Brother’s from 3-7pm! 
See you this weekend


Longshot Tiki Bar 2021 band & Event Schedule.. click here 

What's Going On This Week

3rd Chute Bar & Grill


211 W. Main St. Grafton, IL

A restaurant on the Illinois River Food,Beer,Music, And good times


3rd Chute Upcoming Events.. click here

Alton Marina

Mississippi River at Alton, IL




The finest Marina on the upper Mississippi River, located at MM 202, just north of the Melvin Price Lock and Dam you will find exceptional hospitality with the added convenience of being within walking distance of Argosy Casino, various services, restaurants, shopping and many attractions of historic downtown Alton, Illinois. Our dedicated office and dockside concierge staff will be waiting to make your stay a relaxing and memorable experience.
Amenities Include:
  Floating Docks & Structures Free Wireless Internet
  Private Luxury Bathrooms Swimming Pool & Hot Tubs
  Sanitary Pump Out Handled By Staff Sun Deck With Lounge Chairs
  Full Service Fueling Gas & Diesel Convenience Store & Deli
  Controlled Parking Lot Laundromat
  Night Security Watch Convenient Highway Access
  Satellite TV Connection Available Electric & Water Included In Rates
  Floating Jet Ski Docks Secured Trailer Storage Area

Alton and Grafton

Fireworks Shows Thursday Nights


Some Highlights:

Thursday night from June 3 to Sept. 9 with the exception of Thursday, July 1.

The dazzling light show in Alton will launch from the parking lot at Landmarks and Henry Streets on the city’s riverfront. The Grafton show will launch from Grafton Lighthouse Park.

The Grafton Ferry has added Thursday to its schedule to help encourage people to enjoy the Grafton fireworks. A farmers market will take place in Grafton on Thursdays and the Grafton Music in the Park concert series also takes place Thursday evenings. Both of those events precede the fireworks shows


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bluff city grill

424 Broadway, Alton, IL


Sat, July 3, 2021

6th Annual July 3rd party Upper Patio Area!
Live Music starts at 3pm
Fireworks at 9pm
Food and Drinks!
Feel free to bring a Lawn Chair, limited seating available!

For more info ... click here



Open Tuesday - Sunday

Closed Mondays


Sports Bar, Lounge Bar, Dining Room and Outside Patio Available.


Just a short distance from the Alton Marina


SAT...JULY 3, 2021 AT 7 PM
5th Annual Bluff City Independence Day Rooftop Party.. click here


Upcoming Events.. click here

The Boathouse

Northshore Marina


This weekend Fathers Day

Sun.. Surf and Turf and Pork Steak dinners all weekend
Blursday Shaun & Mike Show Tiki time 7pm
Fri.. Samurai 5 @7
Sat.. Big in Japan @2
Sun.. Shaun and Mike @2


The Boathouse offers a variety of food and beverages, great entertainment and amazing scenery with an outstanding view of the Mississippi from our deck!


Boathouse Restaurant... 636-250-3300

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

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

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Calhoun Ferry Company


Golden Eagle Ferry
Car and Passenger ferry crossing from St. Charles Mo. to Golden Eagle Il. in scenic Calhoun County

Phone: (618) 535-5759

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


Sat, June 19, 2021

Margaritaville pool party

Click here for more info


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 mm 222

FastJax BBQ

3317 N Hwy 94, St. Charles, Mo

This weekend:
Live Music at 6:30 from Mike
Along with pizza special while you eat in house and listen to music.
Saturday Live Music by Sarah at 6:30 along with more specials.
Sunday: Happy Father’s Day, we will close at 2 pm to celebrate Father’s Day! But we will have specials I will be posting tomorrow! Don’t let Dad cook, let us cook for him!
Boat sandwiches this weekend, Reuben dip, and lots of watermelon!



Local Mom/Pop BBQ & Grocery Store catering to the Boating Community & local farming families.
Serving Hot Food & Daily Specials.


Order food & dine in our Cafe area or take home


3317 N Hwy 94, St. Charles, Mo    (636) 699-5716

Froge's Bar and Grill

Portage des Sioux, MO


Happy Hour Tue - Fri 3 - 7 $2/domestic bottles
KITCHEN HOURS Tue -Th 11AM-8PM Sun 12-8pm
Tuesday Deep Fried $1 Tacos Lunch Special
Wednesday Chef's Choice Lunch Special
Thursday Country Fried Steak Lunch Special
Friday Fish Lunch/Dinner Special
Saturday 1' Smoked Pork Steaks 2-gone
Saturday Domestic Bucket Specials
Sunday Fried Chicken dinners 12-gone


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

Grafton Ferry


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Grafton, IL

Confluence of Mississippi  & Illinois Rivers



Check out Grafton's Event and Music

Calendar for June 16 - June 23... click here


Check out the Grafton Riverbeat

June Events and Things To Do... click here



Click here and check out "Welcome to Grafton" website

Fireworks Shows Thursday Nights

Pool 26 of the Mississippi River at Alton and Grafton


Some Highlights:

Thursday night from June 3 to Sept. 9 with the exception of Thursday, July 1.

The dazzling light show in Alton will launch from the parking lot at Landmarks and Henry Streets on the city’s riverfront. The Grafton show will launch from Grafton Lighthouse Park.

The Grafton Ferry has added Thursday to its schedule to help encourage people to enjoy the Grafton fireworks. A farmers market will take place in Grafton on Thursdays and the Grafton Music in the Park concert series also takes place Thursday evenings. Both of those events precede the fireworks shows


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John's Boat Harbor

Mississippi River at UMR 231.8


Full service marina
2407 Highway C St. Charles, MO 63301
(636) 946-2073

Kinder's Restaurant

Mississippi River at Golden Eagle, IL



We have ordered our steel (for the) building and they are in the process of making it. They said it usually takes about 3 months to have it built and delivered. Let’s pray everything goes smoothly and there are no setbacks

Kinder's Restaurant





Hi Bill!
We have the foundation built!!! Unfortunately, since lumber prices are so high right now we are putting a hold on the build. Hoping all of this ends soon so we can get back to it.


Kinder's Restaurant




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."



Kinder's Restaurant


Photo Gallery of tear down & rebuild.. click here

Lake Center Marina

MM224.4 UMR


It’s that time of year again.
20% OFF Slips & Racks for New Members!

Dock or rack your boat on the beautiful Mississippi river. Our Marina is a community of boaters providing fun for the entire family. Volvo Penta & Mercruiser certified repair facility

Gated Entry and Video Security

Marina, Boat Service, Fuel

Lewis Boats

Marine Sales and Service


Your local boat and powersports dealership for parts, sales, and service.

4030 N Service Rd Saint Peters, MO 63376

(636) 949-9926

Liberty Harbor

Mississippi River at

Portage des Sioux, Mo



Contact Jerry



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


Longshot Saloon at Longshot Marina

Mississippi River at

Portage des Sioux, Mo


Closed for remodeling


Longshot Tiki Bar at Longshot Marina

Mississippi River at

Portage des Sioux, Mo


Who’s ready for this weekend?
You don’t need to travel far … Longshot Tiki Bar is bringing an island Luau to YOU!
This weekend we’ll have Beach Bucket Rum Runners! 
Wear an island shirt  & get $2 off your bucket drink!
Food Special: Pulled pork on Hawaiian buns with grilled pineapple!
Saturday: Open at 11am.
Soulard Island Dudes from 3-7pm 
Bonfire at dusk!
Sunday: Open at 11am. Bring Dad out to see the Skylark Brother’s from 3-7pm! 
See you this weekend


2021 Band & Event Schedule ... click here


Polestar Boating Center

Mississippi River

Dardenne Slough 221.5



Full Service Marina on the Mississippi River UMR MM 221.5 RDB in the west back channel of the Dardenne Slough


Gas Dock is Open

Port Charles Harbor

Pool 26 of the Mississippi River

Dardenne Slough at 221.5



New 70 ton Travel Lift being installed


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


Come on over to the RT Pregame Patio this Friday and Saturday!

Friday, June 18th
6pm Live Music with The Rusty Tomcats

Saturday, June 18th
6pm Cardinals Game Watch Party



Best ICE in town!   Cold Beer   Great Wine Selection!

Yummy Pizza and Subs! ....Tell your friends!


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

Order On-line...Click here for website and menus


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

St. Charles Boat & Motor

The Complete Marine



With over 45 Years in the same location, St Charles Boat & Motor is one of the most experienced Marine Dealers in the St Louis Metro Area. We offer Top Quality Boats and Watercraft, A Full Service Repair Center and Parts Dept. www.stcharlesboat.com


3080 N. Hwy 94, St. Charles, Mo 63301   636 947-0106

  Two Rivers Marina

  Mississippi River at Louisiana, Mo

New slip residents
We offer a 5% discount for new customers.

Amenities include:
- Campground, beautiful shower house, pool
- On sight mechanic/service/parts (mercury certified)
- ALL docks have new encapsulated flotation, All are covered.
- Concierge service to the docks from our Ship's Store
- Boat washing services offered
- On Sight Restaurant
- Gated facility
- Public and private boat launch ramps
- Active Two Rivers Boat Club
- On sight owners


Check us out at www.tworiversmarina.com

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Woodland Marina

UMR 222.8 ...Pool 26 of the Mississippi River


April 8, 2021

Summer Plans ........

Carl Bumba of Woodland Marina told RiverBills yesterday evening that the marina has plans in the works to have a restaurant on the property, along with new courtesy docks and an in-ground pool by mid-summer 2021.

Yacht Club of St. Louis

Mississippi River

At UMR 225 On Dardenne Slough


Club opens @ 5p.m. Thursday
Friday - Sunday open at 12p.m.
Fresh Grouper - Pan Seared or Blackened with sautéed green beans & twice baked potato $21
8oz Ribeye on a toasted hoagie finished with our house steak butter $14
Pina Colada Cheesecake
There has been requests for earlier music for the dinner crowd. So this Saturday we will have live music from 6p.m. - 10p.m.
Enjoy the best food on the river and listen to Jonathon Baker make his YCSTL debut.
Sunday Fathers Day special 1-5p.m. - 12oz BBQ Pork Steak with our house made slaw and fries $14
Dads enjoy 50% and a free beverage of choice.


A full service marina located on the Mississippi River in St. Charles Missouri. Slips available from 24' to 60' , full service restaurant, Yacht Club Marine Service and Stateamind Water sports have locations on the property to help in any way


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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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 



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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
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................................ Opening this Spring
Longshot Tiki Bar............................ Open
Mike's LaRosa@ Longshot Marina Now ... The Longshot Tiki Bar
Yacht Club of St. Louis Restaurant.........


 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 ...
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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


211 W. Main St.  Grafton, IL



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


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



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Featured at the Duck Club Haacke On The Water is now open
Tony Haacke

Executive Chef



Limited number of Social Memberships
Applications available

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6257 Hwy V, St. Charles, Mo

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

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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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UMR 222.2
Marine Gas,
Diesel Fuel, Ice

Docks, Rack Storage
 40 Ton Travel Lift
Repairs all makes

& models

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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


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



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