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 25, 2022

Capt. Art Conway of Conway’s River Rat Guide Service (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 lower lake on Wednesday (5/25/2022). The lake level … More

Chickahominy Lake Fishing Report – May 11, 2022

Capt. Art Conway of Conway’s River Rat Guide Service (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 lower lake on Wednesday (5/11/2022). The lake level … More

Chickahominy Lake Fishing Report – May 4, 2022

Capt. Art Conway of Conway’s River Rat Guide Service (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 lower lake on Monday (5/2/2022). The … More

Chickahominy Lake Fishing Report – April 27, 2022

Capt. Art Conway of Conway’s River Rat Guide Service (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 lower lake on Wednesday (4/27/2022). The lake level … More

Chickahominy Lake Fishing Report – April 20, 2022

Capt. Art Conway of Conway’s River Rat Guide Service (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 (4/20/2022). The lake level … More

Chickahominy Lake Fishing Report – April 13, 2022

Capt. Art Conway of Conway’s River Rat Guide Service (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 lower lake on Wednesday (4/13/2022). The lake level … More

Chickahominy Lake Fishing Report – April 6, 2022

Capt. Art Conway of Conway’s River Rat Guide Service (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 (4/6/2022). The lake level … More

Chickahominy Lake Fishing Report – November 17, 2021

Capt. Art Conway of Conway’s River Rat Guide Service (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 50’s (with cooler water below 5 feet) in the … More

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