Erik Helm is a fly-fisherman, writer of fly-fishing essays and stories, teacher and avid outdoorsman who enjoys inspiring his clients and students. Erik has taught thousands of anglers to cast and fish the fly over the last 15 years. He writes the fly-fishing literary blog "The classical Angler." Erik is an accomplished caster of many styles of fly rods, and is a dedicated student of the sport and fly-fishing historian.
The Driftless Angler is a full service fly shop located on the historic main street in Viroqua Wisconsin. A short drive from anywhere in the upper Midwest, we are centrally located within the Driftless Area's thousands of miles of spring creek trout streams. With a huge selection of local flies and some of fly fishing's finest gear chosen specifically for our fishery, let us outfit you for your trip on our local streams like the West Fork of the Kickapoo or Timber Coulee.