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Salmon Fishing in the Yemen - Hollywood in Waders

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Ewan McGregor wears Farlows V Neck Lambswool Sweater, Farlows Tattersall Shirt and Farlows Silk Tie. They are fishing with the Speyworks SLP Double Handed Rods.

A visionary sheik believes his passion for the peaceful pastime of salmon fishing can enrich the lives of his people, and he dreams of bringing the sport to the not so fish-friendly desert. Willing to spare no expense, he instructs his representative to turn the dream into reality, an extraordinary feat that will require the involvement of Britain's leading fisheries expert who happens to think the project both absurd and unachievable. That is, until the Prime Minister's overzealous press secretary latches on to it as a 'good will' story. Now, this unlikely team will put it all on the line and embark on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible, possible.

Farlows is very excited about this new film being released. Not only is it set to be a fantastic film on the joys of salmon fishing, it will hopefully entice new people to take up this fantastic hobby.

We were also very lucky to be called up to kit the cast in some of their key scenes. Ewan McGregor and Kristin Scott-Thomas can both be spotted in Farlows clothing and fishing gear in the film. They were especially keen on our own brand of clothing along with Aigle and Royal Robbins.

Ewan McGregor and Emily Blunt both wear Royal Robbins clothing in this shot.

For the fishing scenes we recommended: Some of key instructors were also taken on board to ensure the actors looked the part. Robin Elwes taught Ewan McGregor and Amr Waked how to fish at Syon Park, Bill Drury was on hand to tweak the casting for the scenes set in Scotland, and Max Sardi was on set in London.

Salmon Fishing In The Yemen is released in UK cinemas on 20th April.

In a film which thrust the world of salmon fishing into the limelight, a visionary sheikh believes his passion for the peaceful pastime of salmon fishing can enrich the lives of his people, and he dreams of bringing the sport to the not so fish-friendly deserts of Yemen. Willing to spare no expense, he instructs his representative to turn the dream into reality, an extraordinary feat that requires the involvement of Britain's leading fisheries expert, played by Ewan McGregor, who happens to think the project both absurd and unachievable. That is, until the Prime Minister's overzealous press secretary latches onto it as a PR opportunity. The unlikely team puts it all on the line and embarks on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible, possible.

Farlows was very lucky to be called upon to kit the cast out for some of their key scenes. Ewan McGregor and Kristin Scott-Thomas can both be spotted in Farlows clothing and fly fishing gear in the film.

In the scene pictured here, Ewan McGregor sports a Farlows V Neck Lambswool Knitted Jumper, Farlows Tattersall Shirt and Farlows Silk Tie.

Some of the key Farlows Group fly fishing instructors were also taken on board to ensure the actors looked the part when casting a line. Robin Elwes, a member of the tuition team with our sister company Sportfish, taught Ewan McGregor and Amr Waked how to cast a fly at Syon Park in London.

Fancy learning how to fly fish yourself? Get in touch with the Sportfish Game Fishing Centre at www.gamefishingcentre.co.uk to plan your lesson

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The Scottish fishing scenes in the film were shot on location at Ardverikie Estate in Inverness-shire, an area that is home to many famous salmon rivers. Are you planning a trip to this part of the world to try to catch an Atlantic salmon? Here's the clothing and kit you should pack!

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Salmon Fishing Tackle

If you're inspired by the film to give fly fishing a go, our team is always happy to help. Get in touch with us on 0207 484 1000 or visit us in store!

Salmon Fishing In The Yemen was released in UK cinemas on 20th April 2011.

2012-04-17 09:28:00
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