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 – September 2

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 70’s in the lower lake on … More

Chickahominy Lake Fishing Report – September 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 high 70’s to lower 80’s in the lower lake on Wednesday (9/21/2022). The lake level was about an inch … More

Chickahominy Lake Fishing Report – September 1

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 high 70’s to lower 80’s in the lower lake on Wednesday (9/14/2022). The lake level was about an inch … More

Chickahominy Lake Fishing Report – September 7, 2022

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 80’s in the lower lake on Wednesday (9/07/2022). The lake level was about even with the top of … More

Chickahominy Lake Fishing Report – August 31, 2022

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 80’s in the lower lake on Wednesday (8/31/2022). The lake level was about 1 inch below the top … More

Chickahominy Lake Fishing Report – August 24, 2022

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 80’s in the lower lake on Wednesday (8/24/2022). The lake level was about 1 inch below the top … More

Chickahominy Lake Fishing Report – August 17, 2022

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 upper 70’s to lower 80’s in the lower lake on Wednesday (8/17/2022). The lake level was about 3 inches … More

Chickahominy Lake Fishing Report – August 10, 2022

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 upper 80’s to lower = 90’s in the lower lake on Wednesday (8/10/2022).  The lake = level … More

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