July 13: Night catfishing at Motts Reservoir. 7 p.m.–1 a.m. Boats must meet nighttime operation requirements. Advance price: $3/child, $5/adults. Day of Price: $/5 child, $8/adult. Night fishing also scheduled for July 27, Aug. 10, 24, and Sept. 14.
July 14: Fredericksburg Ducks Unlimited Annual Greenwing Event. third annual Wilderness Run Fishing Derby. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wilderness Run Vineyards, 11109 Plank Road, Spotsylvania. Children age 17 and under, and their parents invited. Each child becomes a Ducks Unlimited Greenwing member. Activities for all ages, including fishing (they supply bait/bring rod and reel). $15/Greenwing, $10/adult. Tickets available at Wilderness Run Winery, 540/841-2598.
Aug. 25: 10th annual Virginia Ducks Unlimited Duck & Goose Calling Contest. Bass Pro Shops, Ashland. Adult and youth competition categories. Sanctioned contest with winner advancing world championship contest in Stuttgart Ark. Details/registration: ducks.org/virginia/events/54815/vadu-10th-annual-calling-contest.