We think. Would appreciate confirmation.
This was a very tiny snake. There is a pine tree needle in the last picture for scale.
September 21st: While canoeing along Julia's Creek off of Stony Lake we spotted what looks to me like a Northern Water Snake (Nerodia sipedon)
The northern water snake (Nerodia sipedon) is a species of large, nonvenomous, common snake in the Colubridae family that is native to North America.