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February 2017

 

 

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January, February, 2017

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Certified Boating Safety Courses

Springfield, Mo

 


News Release

For further information please contact: Sergeant Jason M. Pace
(417) 895-6868
D452016
November 14, 2016

Captain Juan Villanueva, commanding officer of Troop D, announces several boating safety certification courses are being offered to the public. The courses will take place:

From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., on the following Saturdays: January 14, January 21, January 28, 2017, February 11, February 18, and February 25, 2017, at the Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop D Headquarters, 3131 East Kearney Street, Springfield, MO 65803. The maximum class size each day is 30 people.

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, January 14, 2017, at the Dewey Short Visitors Center, 4500 State Highway 165, Branson, MO 65616. The maximum class size is 40 people.

Students must be present to satisfy requirements for the boating safety card. There is no fee for this course; however, students are required to pre-register online, as seating will be limited and notification may be sent in the event the course is canceled. For more information, to register for the course, or to obtain a complete listing of where other courses are being offered, you may visit the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s website, www.mshp.dps.mo.gov. Select "Boat Safety Education & Certification" found under the "Training" heading.

Missouri law requires any person born after January 1, 1984 to carry a boating safety certification card along with a picture ID anytime they operate a vessel, which includes personal watercraft, on Missouri lakes. Any student who successfully passes this course will be eligible to order the boating safety certification card, which costs $15.

Watercraft operators must consider the effect their actions have on others: Share the waterway and use common sense, good judgment, and courtesy to ensure the safety of all. Life jackets save lives. Wear It!!

 

Reprinted from Missouri State Highway Patrol.... click here


March 2017

 

 

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March 2 - 9, 2017

Illinois River at Grafton, IL

Captain's Courses Offered........

 

 

Reprinted from Facebook... click here

 

March 3, 2017

Locks on Upper Mississippi River

 

The following Locks have been closed to navigation since 13 December 2016 for contractor installation of downstream lock bulkhead slots. They for are scheduled to reopen for navigation on March 3, 2017;

 

L/D 15... Davenport, Iowa

L/D 16... Muscatine, Iowa

L/D 17... New Boston, Illinois

 

Source: US Army Corps of Engineers.. click here

 

March 4, 2017

Con Trios Yacht Club

Bowling Party

 

Register online @ http://ctyc.clubexpress.com/

Email Brian Hamm or Trish @ hammnitup@msn.com

 

Save the Date

March 11 2017

Boating St. Louis ........

 

  St. Louis Boat Dealer Event

sponsored by Boating St. Louis.

 

Keep your anchor right here for more information as this event develops.

 

 

March 11 2017

St. Charles Boat & Motor The Complete Marine

Open House

 

Reprinted from Facebook

March 9 -12, 2017

Lake Ozark Boat Dealers

St. Charles Boat Show

 

The Lake of the Ozarks Marine Dealers Association wants to welcome you to the St Charles Boat Show for 2017! This is the premiere show for boating enthusiasts all over the Midwest and certainly in the St Louis market.

 

Here you can find all the information you need on this great show. We will see you at The St Charles Convention Center March 9th - 12th!

 

Reprinted from http://stcharlesboatshow.weebly.com/

North Shore Marina

The Boathouse Season Opener

 

Toni Luttrell informed RiverBills.com yesterday that The Boathouse will be opening for this year's boating season on :

 

Thursday, March 16, 2017

 

They have a lot of neat things planned for this upcoming year !

 

 

Keep you anchor right here for more information as it becomes available.

 

March 18, 2017

Waterway Clean-Ups

Confluence Trash Bash Coming Up........

 

On March 18, from 8 am to 1 pm, the Great Rivers Greenway will be hosting the Confluence Trash Bash 2017 at several locations around the St. Louis region.

 

Volunteers will be able to choose from multiple of locations around the confluence region as their starting point, from where they will be assigned specific areas to clean up.

 

Locations include:

 

○  Old Chain of Rocks Bridge, 10950 Riverview Drive, 63137

○  Missouri River Relief Boat Ride, 10950 Riverview Drive, 63137

○  Big Muddy Adventures Boat Ride, 10950 Riverview Drive, 63137

○  Creve Coeur Park, 2160 Creve Coeur Mill Road, 63146

○  Florissant Sunset Park, 2300 Sunset Park Drive, 63031

○  Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex, 13217 Ferguson Ln., 63044

○  Overland Wild Acres Park, 2500 Ashby Rd. 63114

 

Click here to read more from the Great Rivers Greenway website.

 

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Missouri State highway Patrol

Boater Safety Course To Be Held At Troop C Headquarters, Weldon Spring

Captain Ronald S. Johnson, commanding officer of Troop C, Weldon Spring, announces a boater safety certification course will be offered from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Troop C Headquarters, 891 Technology Drive, Weldon Spring, Missouri 63304. There is no fee for this course; however, students are required to pre-register online as seating will be limited. Participants are encouraged to bring a snack or sack lunch to the training. For more information, to register for the course, or to obtain a complete listing of where other courses are being offered, you may visit the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s website, www.mshp.dps.mo.gov. A Boat Safety Education & Certification link can be found on the left side of the Patrol’s home page under training. On the day of the class, the “Boat Safety Education & Certification” link will provide the announcement if the course is canceled due to an insufficient number of participants.


Missouri law requires any person born after January 1, 1984, to carry a boater safety education certification card along with a picture ID anytime they operate a vessel, which includes personal watercraft, on Missouri lakes. Participants who successfully pass the course will be eligible to order a boater safety certification card for $15.
For further information, please call Sergeant Travis Croft or Corporal Jason Hurt at (636) 300-2800. Watercraft operators must consider the effect their actions have on others: Share the waterway and use common sense, good judgment, and courtesy to ensure the safety of all. Life jackets save lives. Wear It!!

 

Reprinted from the Missouri State Highway Patrol.. click here

 

 

Saturday, March 25, 2017 Boating Safety Course at Jeff City... click here

 


April 2017

 

 

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Saturday, April 1, 2017

Alton Motor Boat Club

It's Party Time

 

 

April Fools Day Party

We're not Fooling Around

It's Party Time

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Get your Family and friends and come out for a night of dancing with the band TANGLEFOOT.

 

Band begins at 8pm.

 

From Facebook.. click here

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Kick Off To Summer Party

 

 

Saturday, April 15 at 4 PM - 12 AM
Apr 15 at 4 PM to Apr 16 at 12 AM

Yacht Club of St. Louis
105 Lake Village Dr, St. Charles, Missouri 63301

 

Reprinted from Facebook.. click here

Saturday, April 27, 2017

Longshot Saloon

Portage des Sioux, Mo

 

 

 

Longshot Saloon Reopens For The 2017 Season

Saturday, April 22, 2017


1545 Riverview Dr, Portage Des Sioux, Missouri 63373

 

Reprinted from Facebook.. click here


May 2017

 

 

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May 15 - 17, 2017

Boating Legislation

2017 American Boating Congress Registration Open........

 

From May 15 - 17, there will be hundreds of recreational boating industry professionals heading to Washington D.C. for the American Boating Congress in order ot champion recreational boating, develop public policy, and put forth a unified front on issues affecting marine businesses.

 

The 2017 American Boating Congress affords attendees the chance to meet with the Trump administration and the 115th Congress, as well as network with industry advocates, participate in workshops, and meet with key policy makers.

 

National Marine Manufacturers Association president Thom Dammrich, said that under the new administration, Congress will be making major policy decisions including tax reform, trade, immigration, and infrastructure spending, and it is important to engage with lawmakers to ensure the future of the recreational boating industry........

 

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

 

May 20-21, 2017

Grafton Harbor

River Rat Catfish Classic


River Rat Catfish Classic Tournament

May 20-21, 2017, Grafton Harbor

 

Click here for more information on this and other Grafton, IL events.

 

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Longshot Saloon

Portage des Sioux, Mo

 

 

 

MAY 27TH - LONGSHOT TOGA PARTY



1545 Riverview Dr, Portage Des Sioux, Missouri 63373

 

Saturday, May 27, 2017

MRH Yacht Club

Portage des Sioux, Mo

 

 

MRH YACHT CLUB/DRIFTWOOD CRAB SHACK...
OPENS FOR 2017 SEASON


 

 

 


June 2017

 

 

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June 2 - 4, 2017

Fishing News From Quincy, Illinois

Registration For Fishing For Freedom Event Open........

 

Registration for the 2017 Quincy, Illinois Fishing for Freedom Event for Veterans & Active Military and Fishermen has opened.  The 7th annual event is slated for June 2 - 4, 2017.

 

The Fishing for Freedom event is a way of honoring out Veterans and Active Military personnel, by showing appreciation and thanks with a weekend packed with activities like a fish fry, a trap shoot, the heroes banquet, and the fishing tournament.

 

The fishing tournament will include the Allie Lymenstull catfish division, the Staff Sergeant Matthew Weichert memorial bass division, and the Staff Sergeant Keith "Matt" Maupin crappie division........

 

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

Click here to visit the Fishing for Freedom website.

 

June 2 - 4, 2017

7th Annual Fishing For Freedom Event

Mississippi River and Mark Twain Lake

 

The 7th annual Fishing for Freedom event will be held on
Friday, June 2nd, Saturday, June 3rd and Sunday, June 4th, 2017
at Quincy, Illinois.

This year's events will have four (4) different divisions:


Staff Sgt. Matt Weichert Memorial Bass Division (Mississippi River)
Pool 19 & 20 Division and Pool 21 to Pool 24 Division

Staff Sgt. Matt Weichert Memorial Bass Division
Mark Twain Lake Division and the Reregulation Division

Allie Lymenstull Catfish Division
Pool 19 & 20 Division , Pool 21 to Pool 24 Division
and Mark Twain Lake Division

Staff Sgt. Keith "Matt" Maupin Crappie Division
Mississippi River Division and Mark Twain Lake Division


Reprinted from  Fishing For Freedom website... Click here

 

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Longshot Saloon

Portage des Sioux, Mo

 

 

 

JUNE 24TH - LONGSHOT BOATER/BIKER POKER RUN



1545 Riverview Dr, Portage Des Sioux, Missouri 63373

 

 

 


July 2017

 

 

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Monday, July 3, 2017

My River Home

Portage des Sioux, Mo

 

JULY 3RD - MRH FIREWORKS DISPLAY



1545 Riverview Dr, Portage Des Sioux, Missouri 63373

 

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Benefit for the Blessing of the Fleet

Mississippi River at Alton Marina


click pic to enlarge

 

 


August 2017

 

 

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Saturday, August 5, 2017

My River Home

Portage des Sioux, Mo

 

AUGUST 5TH - MRH POKER RUN



1545 Riverview Dr, Portage Des Sioux, Missouri 63373

 

Saturday, August 19, 2017

60th Annual Blessing of the Fleet


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Saturday, August 2, 2017

The Longshot Saloon

Portage des Sioux, Mo

 

AUGUST 26TH - SUMMER BIKE RALLY



1545 Riverview Dr, Portage Des Sioux, Missouri 63373

 

 

 


September 2017

 

 

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Save the Date

Sept 29 - Oct 1, 2017

Boating St. Louis Fall In-Water Boat Show....


 

The "Boating St. Louis" Fall In-Water Boat Show will be held again at Grafton Harbor this year on September 29, 30, and October 1, 2017.

 

Sponsored by Boating St. Louis

 

Saturday, September 30 & Sunday, October 1, 2017

Longshot Saloon

Portage des Sioux, Mo

 

SEPTEMBER 30TH & OCTOBER 1ST - RAT RALLY



1545 Riverview Dr, Portage Des Sioux, Missouri 63373

 

 

 


October 2017

 

 

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Saturday, October 7, 2017

My River Home

Portage des Sioux, Mo

 

OCTOBER 7TH - CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY



1545 Riverview Dr, Portage Des Sioux, Missouri 63373

 

October 7 - 8, 2017

New Madrid, Mo

Big Cat Quest National Championship


 

Big Cat Quest National Championship

New Madrid, Missouri

Mississippi River

 

Click here for more info on Facebook

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Longshot Saloon

Portage des Sioux, Mo

 

OCTOBER 28TH - HALLOWEEN PARTY



1545 Riverview Dr, Portage Des Sioux, Missouri 63373

 

 

 


November 2017

 

 

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December 2017

 

 

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January 2018

 

 

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February 2018

 

 

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February 8-11, 2018

St. Louis Boat & Sportshow

 

 

Save the date & cruise on down to the St. Louis Boat & Sportshow‬, February 8-11, 2018

 

Reprinted from Facebook

 

 

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