Richie Hughes is your guide and owner of New River Trips LLC. He is a retired high school Physics and Chemistry teacher having taught in Greensboro NC. He continues to be a part time educator in addition to guiding. This is his 10th season an a professional fishing guide. He has been taking folks down the river in one form or another for 45 years. He has worked as a canoe instructor, white water guide and now a fishing guide. He has led groups on many Western multi-day trips such as Middle Fork of the Salmon, Green, San Juan, Gunnison, Dolores, Yampa and the Grand Canyon of the Colorado. He is the consummate river outdoorsman.