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.

Robin Kegel and the Gato Heroi crew on tour to drop into The Fish Fry

Robbie has been working on a new model "The Cat Fish" and he will be bringing it with him to the Fish Fry. He has been working on refining it for the tour. Andy Finlay from Sydney is his Australian distributor will be here with a few mates as well by the look of things.
The boys have quite a tour planned out and it is nice to be part of it. Last year we had Tyler Warren , John Smart and Morgan Maassen here while in Oz filming the Tyler Warren Experiment. Joel Tudor dropped down one year as well. You never know who is in town.

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