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 – November 23

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 50’s to high 40’s in the lower lake and in the middle 40’s up the lake on Wednesday … More

Chickahominy Lake Fishing Report – November 16

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 50’s in the lower lake and a little lower up the lake on Wednesday (11/16/2022). The lake level … More

Chickahominy Lake Fishing Report – November 9

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 lower lake on Wednesday (11/9/2022). The lake level was about an inch above the top … More

Chickahominy Lake Fishing Report – November 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 low 60’s in the lower lake on Wednesday (11/2/2022). The lake level was about an inch below the top … More

Chickahominy Lake Fishing Report – October 26

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 lower lake on Wednesday (10/26/2022). The lake level was about an inch above the top … More

Chickahominy Lake Fishing Report – October 19

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 lower lake on Wednesday (10/19/2022). The lake level was about an inch below the top … More

Chickahominy Lake Fishing Report – October 12

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 60’s in the lower lake on Wednesday (10/12/2022). The lake level was about even with the … More

Chickahominy Lake Fishing Report – October 5

Art Conway (804-514-1486) out of Ed Allen’s Boats and Bait reported that Chickahominy Lake mid-day surface water temperatures had dropped about 10 degrees since the middle of last week, and were in the lower 60’s in the lower lake on … More

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