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.

The Miranon Twin Pin.

Great to see people doing something different and keeping it in the family.
Thanks to Surfy Surfy for the pics.

" Mirandon Surfboards is a family built line of surfboards. We create artistic, unique designs with a focus on functionality. Our surfing roots began back in the 50's in La Jolla, California. Nick and his brother Bear Mirandon began surfing and eventually learned the craft of building their own boards in the 60's. They created the brand Surfboards La Jolla and designed progressive split tail boards with two fins in 1966. Through all the years as Nick and Bear continued to shape and create art they also quietly passed the trade down through the family and to anyone who asked. Nick's sons, Eli and Croyde are designing, shaping, and coloring boards to suit their own mix of classic and modern surfing."

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