RETAILERS JUMP TO GET WILD SALMON

TACOMA, Wash. -- The re-opening of Alaska's Taku River for commercial fishing after more than 25 years has given some retailers a head start on selling king salmon this season.Industry sources think Alaska's highly touted Copper River king salmon that grabs the spotlight every spring may be rivaled this year by the catch from the lesser-known, Juneau-area Taku, which opened for the season two weeks

TACOMA, Wash. -- The re-opening of Alaska's Taku River for commercial fishing after more than 25 years has given some retailers a head start on selling king salmon this season.

Industry sources think Alaska's highly touted Copper River king salmon that grabs the spotlight every spring may be rivaled this year by the catch from the lesser-known, Juneau-area Taku, which opened for the season two weeks ahead of the Copper.

At Vashon Island Thriftway, Vashon Island, Wash., seafood

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