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This Saturday, March 21st, the Poquoson Kiwanis club is hosting a fishing and boating flea market. It will be held at Poquoson High School. (51 Odd Rd). 8am-1pm. There are close to 50 indoor vendors and some outside as well. Fishing seminars at 9:30am, 10:30am, and 11:30am featuring local Captains.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2015 at Fishing Spot
Capt. Art Conway of Conway's River Rat Guide Service (804-746-2475) out of Ed Allen’s Boats and Bait reported that Chickahominy Lake mid-day water temperatures were in the low 50’s in the main lake and the mid 50’s in the major creeks on Wednesday (3/18/2015). The lake level was about six... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2015 at Fishing Spot
For Immediate Release March 12, 2015 Anglers Reel-in over 5000 Citations in 2014 Anglers registered 5,040 trophy-size fish for Citation awards during the 57th Annual Virginia Saltwater Fishing Tournament that ran from January 1st through December 31st 2014. This was slightly below the 10-year average (2004-2013) of 5,219 Citations and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2015 at Fishing Spot
Ed Allen's Boats and Bait Chickahominy lake Lake level slightly high and clear. Water temperature in the upper 40s. Bass and pickerel active on minnows, jerk bait, and rattle traps! Crapping hitting on minnows and jigs as they love up the creeks to spawn. Blue cats hitting well on minnows,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2015 at Fishing Spot
Capt. Art Conway of Conway's River Rat Guide Service (804-746-2475) out of Ed Allen’s Boats and Bait reported that Chickahominy Lake mid-day water temperatures were in the high 40’s in the main lake and the low 50’s in the major creeks on Wednesday (3/11/2015). The lake level was about six... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2015 at Fishing Spot
Sent: Tue, Mar 10, 2015 8:36 pm Subject: LCR Fishing Report The water temp. is 44 degrees and the visibility is 13 ft. Yes it was a long COLD Winter but now spring is at hand. In the last 4 days we have seen a big change in fish Crappie... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2015 at Fishing Spot
Recreational striped bass regulations will be decided at the March VMRC meeting. The regulations for the bay are pretty set. The minimum size will rise from 18 to 20 inches. Everything else will stay the same except for the spring trophy season. That minimum will rise from 32 to 36... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2015 at Fishing Spot
Beaverdam Reservoir fishing Report March 9th, 2015 Water level is higher than normal with all of the melting ice Water temp is between 41-44 degrees, morning to afternoon The daffodils are blooming. With all of the ice we’ve had, Beaverdam is thawing. The lake is waking up and the fish... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2015 at Fishing Spot
Thank You! Thank you Flounder Bowl Sponsors. Because of your support, we are able to provide the fishing community with a big money fishing tournament for a very low entry fee. In addition to fishing tournament with high payouts, the Flounder Bowl is a big celebration with great food and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2015 at Fishing Spot
The best news comes from the waters south of us. Boats running out of Oregon Inlet found good numbers of bluefin tuna this week. Most of the fish have been in the 200 to 400 pound range. There are blackfin tuna available out of Hatteras but now that the bluefin... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2015 at Fishing Spot
Capt. Art Conway of Conway's River Rat Guide Service (804-746-2475) out of Ed Allen’s Boats and Bait reported that although a few areas had melted, most of lower Chickahominy Lake and the major creeks were still covered with ½ to 3 inches of ice on Wednesday (3/4/2015). Mid-day water temperatures... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2015 at Fishing Spot
Fishing activity has pretty much shut down. Even the freshwater impoundments are frozen over, keeping anglers off of the water. The only one that I know that has been out over the past week was us. We managed to sneak out, in between snow storms, into a very lonely Atlantic... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2015 at Fishing Spot
Capt. Art Conway of Conway's River Rat Guide Service (804-746-2475) out of Ed Allen’s Boats and Bait reported that lower Chickahominy Lake and the major creeks were still covered with 1 ½ to 2 inches of ice on Wednesday (2/25/2015). Mid-day water temperatures were in the low 30’s and the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2015 at Fishing Spot
Capt. Art Conway of Conway's River Rat Guide Service (804-746-2475) out of Ed Allen’s Boats and Bait reported that lower Chickahominy Lake and the major creeks were frozen over on Wednesday (2/18/2015). Mid-day water temperatures were in the low 30’s and the lake level was about six inches above the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2015 at Fishing Spot
Capt. Art Conway of Conway's River Rat Guide Service (804-746-2475) out of Ed Allen’s Boats and Bait reported that Chickahominy Lake mid-day water temperatures were in the high 30’s to low 40’s in the main lake and low 40’s in some creeks on Wednesday (2/11/2015). The lake level was about... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2015 at Fishing Spot
PSWSFA members need to register for the Awards Banquet ASAP. The banquet will be held Friday, Feb. 27 and the caterer will need to know our meal selections prior to the event. Adult meals will be $15 while the children’s meal will be free. Look for details and menu selection... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2015 at Fishing Spot
Beaverdam Reservoir Fishing Report February 11, 2015 Submitted by: Park Ranger Michelle Water Temp: 42-45 degrees on the surface Water Level: Full Pool Water Clarity: Stained Grass Level: Low The fishing is good this week in the lake. Big bass have been caught in the deep water as well as... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2015 at Fishing Spot
Sent: Mon, Feb 9, 2015 9:20 pm Subject: LCR. Fishing Report Sorry about not sending a report last week but we had no fishermen to report about. But this week we have news! The water temp. is 43 degrees with a visibility of 13 ft. fish are still holding in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2015 at Fishing Spot
The saltwater scene is about as slow as it gets right now. Persistently windy weather has kept boats at the dock most days. When boats could get out, the lack of striped bass in the open, coastal, zone has discouraged many from heading out. There have been some nice rockfish... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2015 at Fishing Spot
Capt. Art Conway of Conway's River Rat Guide Service (804-746-2475) out of Ed Allen’s Boats and Bait reported that Chickahominy Lake mid-day water temperatures were in the high 30’s in the main lake and low 40’s in some creeks on Wednesday (2/4/2015). The lake level was about six inches above... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2015 at Fishing Spot
Beaverdam Reservoir Fishing Report February 4, 2015 Submitted by: Park Ranger, Michelle Maynor-H Water Temp: 32 degrees in the morning 37 in the evening Water Level: Full pool Water clarity: murky Grass Level: Low Crappie have started to make a comeback this week in large numbers. They are schooling in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2015 at Fishing Spot
The best (open) fishery that we have going is tautog on the coastal wrecks. Wrecks anywhere from 5 miles to 30 miles off of the beach are producing good catches of tog. Anglers heading further offshore are having good luck catching blueline tilefish in spite of the dogfish and sea... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2015 at Fishing Spot
Capt. Art Conway of Conway's River Rat Guide Service (804-746-2475) out of Ed Allen’s Boats and Bait reported that Chickahominy Lake mid-day water temperatures were in the mid to high 30’s in the main lake on Wednesday (1/28/2015). The main lake and the larger creeks were free of ice, but... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2015 at Fishing Spot
Our saltwater fishing options are a bit limited out of Virginia right now. There are still a few reports of catch-and-release fishing for striped bass inside the bay, particularly near the deep-water area on the eastern side of the bay. Striped bass have been a no-show in the open coastal... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2015 at Fishing Spot
Capt. Art Conway of Conway's River Rat Guide Service (804-746-2475) out of Ed Allen’s Boats and Bait reported that Chickahominy Lake mid-day water temperatures were in the high 30’s in the main lake on Wednesday (1/21/2015). The main lake and the larger creeks were free of ice. The lake level... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2015 at Fishing Spot