Captain Andy Platko

Captain Andy Platko
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.


Recent Fishing Reports:

Lake Erie

Rich A and crew came up from the Pittsburgh area for some laker action. Nicer lake than yesterday with about the same bite for us. Slower pick but we ended up 9/12 on lakers with the crew boxing 6. Spoons, flashers, dodgers and spin n glos were used.

Lake Erie

Michael L. and crew came up for their lake trout trip today and to celebrate their buddy getting married. Rainy and a bit nautical with snotty 2-4’s but the crew toughed out the wind and rain to box their fish. We went 9/11 on lakers with one throwback and headed in a little early. Spin n glos took all the fish.