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New River Trips - Fishing Guide

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681 Pinecrest Dr, Galax, VA 24333-4449
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My brother-in-law and I scheduled a trip with Richie last week on the New River to fish for... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2018
Bob H
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Shelbyville, Kentucky
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Fun for the whole family

Great fishing with a great guide. Richie was very accommodating. He fit 3 of our family of 4 in his... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2017
Scott A
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McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania
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Guide fishing trips on the New river in VA catching smallmouth, walleye and musky. Prices range from $230 to $360. Can accommodate 1 or 2 adults.
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May 1, 2018
“Fishing trip”
Jun 29, 2017
“Fun for the whole family”
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681 Pinecrest Dr, Galax, VA 24333-4449
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

My brother-in-law and I scheduled a trip with Richie last week on the New River to fish for smallmouth. As luck would have it the weather did not cooperate and was flowing 8 times the normal rate. Let me say that Mother Nature makes no...More

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Richie H, Owner at New River Trips - Fishing Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Very glad to hear your vacation was salvaged. Hope to fish with you on the New someday. Thank you for your recommendation.

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

Great fishing with a great guide. Richie was very accommodating. He fit 3 of our family of 4 in his raft and added one inflatable kayak for solo paddling. He was very patient fishing with kids in tight quarters. A guided trip with a family...More

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Richie H, Owner at New River Trips - Fishing Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Thank you for your post. Really enjoyed fishing with your family.

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Reviewed 10 June 2017

My son Chris and I did a 6 hour float with Ritchie in early June 2017. Water was murky but he still put us on the fish including 1 Trophy and many other quality fish. His knowledge of the section we fished (finishing in Ivanhoe)...More

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Richie H, Owner at New River Trips - Fishing Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you for your post. Enjoyed fishing with you folks.

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Reviewed 16 March 2016

I went with my 14 year old son. Richie is a great guide, made my son feel great and even shipped back my hat I left in his truck. If you want to catch fish on the new then go with with Richie!

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Reviewed 7 June 2015

My two sons and I went on a 6 hour float trip with Cap'n Richie and it was a fantastic day. Very peaceful, beautiful river, great guide, and LOTS of fish! He was very patient guide and as a former science teacher, very knowledgeable about...More

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Richie H, Owner at New River Trips - Fishing Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2015

Thank you Steve. I really enjoyed taking you and your sons down the river.

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Reviewed 24 September 2014

Had relatives visiting and wanted to arrange a guided small mouth bass trip. Richie hughes had an opening and arranged with another guide so all four could fish. We were guided on a beautiful section of the New near Eggleston. Richie provided excellent service and...More

1  Thank BlueridgeCharlie
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Richie H, Owner at New River Trips - Fishing Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2015

Thank you Charlie. We enjoyed having you fish with us and hope to fish with you again.

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Reviewed 11 September 2012

I have fished numerous times with Richie Hughes of New River Trips on several sections of the New River. We went again yesterday on the the Double Shoals section (by far, my favorite) and caught both quantity and quality fish. It seems like very few...More

2  Thank ckearns
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Reviewed 4 September 2012

Owner and founder of New River Trips, Richie Hughes, is a first class guide. If you want to catch fish, enjoy a scenic float on the New River, learn about the area, and have tons of fun, this experience is for you. Richie helped me...More

1  Thank Mark W
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Reviewed 24 August 2012

We had a great time with Richie on the New River. He put us on lots of fish and was a fabulous host. I look forward to fishing with him again.

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Reviewed 20 August 2012 via mobile

I've got to admit, I've never been much of a fresh water fisherman. Pretty much the only thing I've ever caught was a buzz. My father talked me into this trip, but Ive got to say, it was one of the best fishing trips. You...More

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virgil08
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6 hour trip is the shortest I can do.
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Sylvia H
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6 to 7 hour trip $295, 8+ hour trip $360.
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