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.

Sergio's fish with style and colour

Sergio treats his fish as if it was a religion...

He loves colour and does great resin work to compliment his shapes

I first met Sergio Gomez when he came to the Fish Fry a couple of years ago with Roger hall from New Zealand where he had been working with Roger at Surfline Surfboards.He is a great guy and a great shaper. Not long after he headed off to France where he has set up business and continues to shape and live.If you are over that way and want a nice board he will look after you.
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