A lone white swan arched its neck above the water, and then plunged its head under the surface, searching for an aquatic snack while slowly drifting along the shorelines of Lake Chillisquaque.
Moments later, the black-masked face emerged from the depths with a small fish clamped within its yellow serrated bill.
Kayaking along the network of tributaries that make up the Middle Susquehanna River watershed provide numerous opportunities to reconnect with nature – and the 165-acre manmade Lake Chillisquaque is no exception.
Important Lake rules, regulations
In order to maintain access to privileges on Lake Chillsquaque, the Montour Area Recreation Commission (MARC) will continue to enforce the following rules:
PA Fish & Boat Commission – Northcentral Regional Office – 814-359-5250
PA State Police – Troop F – 911
Montour Area Recreation Commission – 570-336-2060 or support@MontourPreserve.org
John Zaktansky is an award-winning journalist and avid promoter of the outdoors who loves camping, kayaking, fishing and hunting with the family.