Unplanned stop while heading into the large marshes to shoot wildlife at dawn.
We were maybe 10 minutes behind schedule when we hit this open water off a dirt road. We had swamp to one side and miles of marsh on the other when stopped. The sunrise was not about to wait for us to arrive at rice fields.
The road here is a one car wide dirt causeway, dike, between the swamp and marshland. The swamp is slowly changing to marsh as the constant water level changes the trees.
This location is approximately 2 miles down the dirt road, with another 2 miles to reach rice fields and even larger marshes.
You can see why this area is owned by the wildlife and we are just visitors.