T. Patterson Devil Fish Review


What the T. Patterson site says about the Devil Fish:

‘We’ve all seen those guys out at our local spot catching all the waves on their retro fish boards. We like the idea of catching waves but we knew we could always make those boards go faster and turn harder by applying a much more aggressive performance feel to the fish design. This board is the cure to your summer time blues. We took the retro fish and thinned out the rails back on the tail to give you that hard bite and hold for faster harder rail turns. The bottom has a progressive flat to vee concave for high performance rail to rail surfing at high speeds. The semi down rail lets the board roll onto the rail without having to fight to keep your lines steady. This is one of the most high performance fish designs on the market. Rides best as a twin fin or quad.’

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23.6 - 42 LVolume
1-6ftIdeal Wave Height

What people are saying about it:

“Not your typical “retro fish” the Devil Fish brings a whole new level of progressive performance surfing to a traditional design. Thinned out rails out the tail give you bite and hold for fast, hard turns. Flat concave to Vee out the tail makes this board unbelievably fast yet very responsive a quick for rail to rail transitions and the semi down rails keeps your board locked in the waves face, yet releases with ease when you need it to.

The Devil Fish at first sight looks more suited to small to medium clean days, but you will be surprised at what this board can handle and where it can put you. Rip the bag out of either small mushy or punchy waves, carve long sweeping turns or hit the lip a 100 times, even punt it off that section, this board does it all. Works best as a twin or a quad depending on your style.” – Boardcave

“The Devil fish surprisingly works well in some size. Had a retro fish from Timmy about a year ago. I like the Devil Fish more so far. More High Performance. Seems to hold better than the Retro but is just as fast. Mine is 5’3 x 19 1/8 x 2 1/8…” – user Troutfish on Surfer forum

“Sweet boards! That fish looks really good. Great template!” – user Dawn_patrol on Surfer forum

“The Devil fish is a performance fish not like your typical retro fish and surfs quite well backside. Very lively, whoever gets it will be stoked..” – user Im_Cleatus on Surfer forum

“…a more versatile board then your traditional twin fin surfboard. When its small ride as a twinny but when conditions improve it would go amazingly well with two large side fins and a small trailer. A great board for UK waves, or those long Moroccan point breaks!” – Mango Surfing

“The #devilfish by @tpattersonsurfboards is probably my favourite board right now.” – user pabloprietoslife on Instagram

Size chart:

Width can go 1/4” wider or narrow. Thickness can go 1/16” thicker or thinner.

5.0 x 19.20 x 2.13 V= 23.6 L
5.1 x 19.30 x 2.18 V= 24.7 L
5.2 x 19.38 x 2.20 V= 25.4 L
5.3 x 19.45 x 2.22 V= 26.1 L
5.4 x 19.55 x 2.25 V= 27 L
5.5 x 19.63 x 2.28 V= 27.8 L
5.6 x 19.70 x 2.32 V= 28.9 L
5.7 x 19.80 x 2.38 V= 30 L
5.8 x 19.95 x 2.42 V= 31.2 L
5.9 x 20.10 x 2.45 V= 32.3 L
5.10 x 20.25 x 2.48 V= 33.3 L
5.11 x 20.38 x 2.50 V= 34.2 L
6.0 x 20.50 x 2.53 V= 35.3 L
6.1 x 20.75 x 2.58 V= 36.8 L
6.2 x 21 x 2.60 V= 38 L
6.3 x 21.25 x 2.68 V= 40 L
6.4 x 21.50 x 2.75 V= 42 L

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