Elevating Dock Electric Safety

Elevating Dock Electric Safety

Lake of the Ozarks has 30,000 docks, and local electricians are raising the bar to keep them safe. by Nathan Bechtold A group of electrical contractors at Lake of the Ozarks is banding together to improve dock electric safety. Decades ago, most docks had no need of...
The Formula For Success

The Formula For Success

Two Missouri boys’ journeys from selling cars to dream boats by Tegan Shockley & Nathan Bechtold Anyone who’s had a business partner knows the huge upsides… and the potential pitfalls. But with Rick Ball and Steve Brink, it’s been a charmed partnership from the...
Thunder All Around

Thunder All Around

Iconic Marine Group owner Fred Ross leveraged his trucking logistics experience into growing performance boating titan Big Thunder, at Lake of the Ozarks. by Eric Colby republished with permission from Soundings Trade Only When Fred Ross was a boy, he stuttered. The...
Floating 45 Years

Floating 45 Years

For nearly half a century, Poly Lift has kept boats—and the Lake community—afloat by Charlie Noland & Nathan Bechtold As a boat owner, it might seem like you don’t really use your lift very often. You put it down, take the boat out, and then put the boat back on...