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.

Now here is a guy who is going the extra mile to showcase his talents and innovation for this years Fish Fry.

Now this is some serious stringer work.

All profiled and ready for hand shaping.
The start of 9 sunburst stringers being glued up.
Roger making the most of nice little local beach break at " The Race Track" down the road from his factory. A couple of rides to see where he can draw some inspiration for his new take on "The Son Of Sea Creature" Looking forward to the finished board. The original had huge concaves and a long raking single fin.

A big thankyou to Mike / Micro from Fish N Log for all the great pics.

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