He even set up several different cameras to capture his hairbrained idea.
Farmer prepares to launch the drone (Jukin)
He tells us it is his first attempt and then flies the drone over the lake.
Incredibly as the drone hovers over the water a fish attaches itself to the bait, wriggling in mid-air as the drone flies back.
The drone flies out over the lake with the bait (Jukin)
He flies the drone back to land and shows off his catch to the cameras.
The man is delighted when he sees the fish (Jukin)
Could this way of fishing take off?
He takes a selfie with his catch (Jukin)
Watch the moment he pulls off this impressive catch.