Thanks will check them all out.
Fred, yes they average 15-20lbs with some over 20. Several in the high 20s have been caught. New state records in Wisconsin and Indiana from Lake Michigan were set in the last two years.
Both were 27-29 lbs or so.
If you like I can send you further corroborating independent evidence.
The returns to the rivers are usually in the 50-100K range.
Can't tell you where my zipper lip locations are though, thats a trade secret