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.

When things get small

Hey Grant, saw the recent belly board creation on the blog mate and I did something similar recently. It was a ton of fun shaping it and the customer is totally stoked, I've seen him in the waves a few times and he is smiling like a grom learning to surf all over again ....My recent shaping of mini's and semi-finless boards came into play when designing and shaping this one, its great when people take their ideas to a shaper and make them a reality....,

The " Turtle " nice ...

Mark Pridmore from More Surfboards on the Sunshine Coast , getting small and getting funky. Great to see guys experimenting. Great to have ideas , even better to do something with them.

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