PROSTAFF PROFILE:
Captain Andy Platko

Captain Andy Platko
HOMETOWN:
Kittanning, PA

Captain Andy Platko is the Owner/Operator of Rough House Charters out of Erie, PA. Rough House Charters started guiding Lake Erie in 2007 with Captain John Platko, with Captain Andy being the first mate. After the passing of his father in 2014, Captain Andy continued with his father's legacy. Rough House Charters specializes in fishing for Lake Trout, Walleye, Steelhead, Smallmouth, and Perch. Captain Andy is a graduate of ITT Technical Institute for Electronic Enginnering and also is a graduate from CCAC for Nuclear Medicine Technology, He is a USCG Master Captain and a P.F.B.C. Licensed Charter Captain.

Website: www.roughhousecharters.com

Recent Fishing Reports:

7/20/2018
Lake Erie

John T. And crew came up from Pittsburgh for some Walleye fishing. Stiff south wind today. Sloppy lake but they got it done. Nice fish today. Same program.

7/18/2018
Lake Erie

We had a 2 boat trip with Capt Ken Nulph of blacktop charters today. Sloppy lake today but incredible fishing yet again. 30 hit the ice with a 12.31 lb 33 inch giant hitting the net. Biggest Walleye ever boated aboard the Rough House. Same program. No pics, Amish fellas.

7/17/2018
Lake Erie

Jim Z and crew came up for their annual Walleye trip. Nice day again today with the same excellent fishing. Same program. 24 hit the coffin and back in early.

7/16/2018
Lake Erie
Ed H. And crew came back up with us today for the unbelievable Walleye fishing Lake Erie has to offer. Gorgeous day today with yet another killer bite. Non stop action. 24 hit the ice and back on for breakfast. See ya next week Ed.
7/15/2018
Lake Erie

Brody T. And crew came up from the Kittanning area for a Walleye trip. Dead calm lake made it a hot day. Decent bite today with 24 making their way down 79.