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.

8ft nose rider / quad Ferral Dave

Nice job Dave, I think we are going to see more of this sort of concept in the future. They work seperately and together. When you nose ride you need some water over the tail to hold you in and a big concave nose helps. And when you want to jack it around , the nose is out of the water on a board this size and the fins do the work like a modern quad fish should. Seems simple enough to me Dave. Good one Mate.

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