A Day in the Life

If you are an avid waterfowl hunter, you know the name "Honey Brake."  This waterfowl paradise is located on 20,000 acres of conserved duck and goose habitat in the Louisiana Delta.  The property includes a designated shooting range, fishing access on Larto Lake, and a world-class gun dog training facility.

A great privilege of being an outdoor photographer is the opportunity to work with incredible hunters, conservationists, and organizations like the Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA). 

While the guides and staff at Honey Brake are Top-Tier, In the world of working animals, the dogs of Honey Brake are in a class of their own.

Duck hunter takes aim while in a floating duck blind with chocolate lab. © Tony Bynum

Duck hunter spreading duck decoys in early morning light. © Tony Bynum

Duck hunter drives boat in marsh. © Tony Bynum

Duck hunter and chocolate lab wade marsh on the way to their boat. © Tony Bynum

Duck dog, a chocolate lab watching ducks. © Tony Bynum

A yellow lab races through a marsh to retrieve a downed duck. © Tony Bynum

Richard, duck hunting guide and dog trainer with his prized chocolate lab in a floating duck blind at sunset, Honey Brake. © Tony Bynum

Richard and his dog speeding across the marsh in a boat at Honey Brake. © Tony Bynum

Duck hunting guide, Richard, calling ducks while his lab watches. © Tony Bynum

Duck hunting guide Richard spreading duck decoys in the early morning, shotgun in had. © Tony Bynum

At the end of the 2016/17 duck season, Tony helped organize the Visions Afield media summit at Honey Brake with the Professional Outdoor Media Association and Ducks Unlimited.  The location was prime for capturing exclusive images of waterfowl lifestyle products.

 Nissan Titan in the mud. © Tony Bynum

Nissan Titan in the mud. © Tony Bynum

Yellow lab standing in a marsh next to a duck blind with hunters. © Tony Bynum

Yellow lab holding a duck in his mouth standing in marsh at Honey Brake. © Tony Bynum

Duck hunters shooting at ducks from a floating blind, with yellow lab watching the sky for a bird to fall. © Tony Bynum

Yellow lab standing in a marsh next to blind. © Tony Bynum

Chocolate lab retrieving a training bumper in water. © Tony Bynum

Group of hunters around a fire listening to music next to their Nissan Titan Trucks. © Tony Bynum

 Sitting by fire waiting to play guitar. © Tony Bynum

Sitting by fire waiting to play guitar. © Tony Bynum

 Duck hunter wearing a Voormi wool shirt standing near a fire in front of a Nissan Titan. © Tony Bynum

Duck hunter wearing a Voormi wool shirt standing near a fire in front of a Nissan Titan. © Tony Bynum

 Nissan Titan Truck driving through water at Honey Brake. © Tony Bynum

Nissan Titan Truck driving through water at Honey Brake. © Tony Bynum

 Richard, duck hunting guide at Honey Brake carrying shotgun over his shoulders behind his head with his chocolate lab. © Tony Bynum

Richard, duck hunting guide at Honey Brake carrying shotgun over his shoulders behind his head with his chocolate lab. © Tony Bynum

 Richard, duck hunting guide at Honey Brake with his chocolate lab in a marsh. © Tony Bynum

Richard, duck hunting guide at Honey Brake with his chocolate lab in a marsh. © Tony Bynum

 Party around a campfire at Honey Brake. © Tony Bynum

Party around a campfire at Honey Brake. © Tony Bynum