Chickahominy Lake Fishing Reports

Captain Art Conway, Fishing on Chickahominy LakeWeekly fishing reports provided by Capt. Art Conway of Conway’s River Rat Guide Service, launching from Ed Allen’s Campground & Cottages and Ed Allen’s Boats & Bait, on Chickahominy Lake in Lanexa, Virginia.

Author Jack Trammell spent the past three years on the river researching its incredible past and uncertain future. Drawing on old letters, photographs, and the still extant memories of lifelong watermen like Captains Bill Buck Jr. and Art Conway, he weaves a fascinating narrative of this river community.


Capt. Conway keeps a trailer at Ed Allen’s Campground and stays there most weekends. On weekends he can be reached by cell phone at 804-514-1486. He can be reached at home during the week by telephone at 804-746-2475 or by email at caconway@vcu.org.


Chickahominy Lake Fishing Report – May 22, 2

Art Conway (804-514-1486) out of Ed Allen’s Boats and Bait reported that Chickahominy Lake mid-day surface water temperatures were in the middle 70’s in the central lower lake on Wednesday (5/22/2024). The lake level was about 6 inches above the … More

Chickahominy Lake Fishing Report – May 15, 2

Art Conway (804-514-1486) out of Ed Allen’s Boats and Bait reported that Chickahominy Lake mid-day surface water temperatures were in the lower 70’s in the central lower lake on Wednesday (5/15/2024). The lake level was about 8 inches above the … More

Chickahominy Lake Fishing Report – May 8, 20

Art Conway (804-514-1486) out of Ed Allen’s Boats and Bait reported that Chickahominy Lake mid-day surface water temperatures were in the middle to upper 70’s in the central lower lake on Wednesday (5/8/2024), with temperatures in the lower 70’s below … More

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Art Conway (804-514-1486) out of Ed Allen’s Boats and Bait reported that Chickahominy Lake mid-day surface water temperatures were in the low to middle 70’s in the central lower lake on Tuesday (4/30/2024), with temperatures in the middle 60’s below … More

Chickahominy Lake Fishing Report – April 24,

Art Conway (804-514-1486) out of Ed Allen’s Boats and Bait reported that Chickahominy Lake mid-day surface water temperatures were in the middle 60’s in the central lower lake on Wednesday (4/24/2024). The lake level was about 2 inches above the … More

Chickahominy Lake Fishing Report – April 17,

Art Conway (804-514-1486) out of Ed Allen’s Boats and Bait reported that Chickahominy Lake mid-day surface water temperatures were in the low 70’s in the central lower lake on Wednesday (4/17/2024) and a few degrees higher in the major creeks. … More

Chickahominy Lake Fishing Report – April 10,

Art Conway (804-514-1486) out of Ed Allen’s Boats and Bait reported that Chickahominy Lake mid-day surface water temperatures were in the low 60’s in the central lower lake on Wednesday (4/10/2024) and a few degrees higher in the major creeks. … More

Chickahominy Lake Fishing Report – April 3,

Art Conway (804-514-1486) out of Ed Allen’s Boats and Bait reported that Chickahominy Lake mid-day surface water temperatures were in the low 60’s in the central lower lake on Wednesday (4/3/2024). The lake level was about 9 inches above the … More

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