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:

9/14/2018
Lake Erie

Ben f and crew came up again for some more Walleye fishing. We boxed their 24 pretty quick using the same baits, leads and area. Nice fish today as well.

9/12/2018
Lake Erie

Hosted a 2 boat trip with Capt Ken from blacktop charters today. After 4 days of north east blows it was nice to get back on the lake. Fantastic weather and fishing again. Both boats boxed their fish.

9/5/2018
Lake Erie

Andy L and crew came up today for their annual Walleye trip. After a late start because my crew slept in, we hit the lake. Another awesome bite boxing out their 24 fish in quick fashion.

9/4/2018
Lake Erie

Had a 2 boat trip with Capt Ken from blacktop today. Dead calm lake which was nice for a change. Fishing still remains insane. Boxed their 30 Walleye using same program as all year. Dipsys and riggers were steady. Capt Ken also boxed their 30 plus a bonus steelhead.

9/2/2018
Lake Erie

The Hurley family came up for their annual fishing trip. A little bumpy today but we persevered to catch their 24. Fishing remains excellent.