It all started with the fish when the innovative shapers and board builders out there decided to revisit the past for some inspiration. In doing so they brought back some lost skills such as resin tints and hand foiled fins.The Fish Fry has been a place for these fine craftsmen to showcase their skills. We have seen some amazing boards as shapers have pushed the boundaries over the last few years. As this new look at the fish has evolved to its many forms, it has influenced other shapes and designs along the way.This has spawned a renewed interest in other board forms by this same group and a wider following.Notably the Mini Simmons, Hulls, old school Logs and Pigs. It is pleasing to note that there are an increasing number of people building their own boards as well.All of this is to be applauded and celebrated as a positive for surfing.So it is only natural that these shapers and board builders continue to share their skills with us and include these other shapes at the Fish Fry.It has truly become a melting pot of ideas for like minded people.

Fish Fry 2008 - Sunday 2nd March 2008

Shane Waterfall / Waters Retro Victoria had some nice boards for all to share.
Steve Ford from Encinitas had this board shaped from colour tinted foam.
Local Japanese shaper Shoji Muto with this carbon bat tail.
 Shoji also had this full carbon fish .
 Dain Thomas from Byron and the boys from Sea Cel

Sage Joske from Valla has taken the fish to a whole new level here . The finless fish .
Great to see a young guy thinking outside the box.
The Valla boys had a fair quiver on hand.

A great array of colour and shapes
Jamie Bott from UK mag Drift with Tommy hanging out with Neil from Classic Malibu
Dave showing his arty side
Some nice wood work by Dave
Dem fish bones by Feral Dave

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