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.

Fish Fry New Zealand , Sunday 9th of March 2014

Good mate and supporter of my Fish Fry Mike Cunningham from New Zealand has taken the plunge and will organise a Fish Fry in New Zealand next year. To be held at Waipu Cove in the North of the North Island at a beautiful spot where I used to holiday and surf as a school kid. The Cove is just south of the city Whangarei in Bream Bay. Great East coast beach with a nice wave . I look forward to sharing more details as they come to hand. I will be there for sure.
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