Aug. 16: Night catfishing at Motts Reservoir begins. Fish from 7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Boats must meet lighting standards for night fishing. Prices range from $3 to $8. Bait is available. Additional night fishing dates are Aug. 30 and Sept. 13.
Aug. 17: NWTF Gray Ghost Gobblers annual banquet. 5 p.m., Fauquier Fairgrounds 6209 Old Auburn Road, Warrenton. Food/drinks included, live entertainment, live and silent auctions with unique items not available at other NWTF banquets. Limited tickets. To order, call 703/850-6100 or go to events.nwtf.org/460380-2019/tickets.
Sept. 6: Fredericksburg Ducks Unlimited 49th Annual Crab & Beef Feast. Fredericksburg Fairgrounds. All-you-can-eat crabs, raffles, on-site beer truck, open bar with local spirits, live music, beef tenderloin dinner and live auction. Air-conditioned indoor seating. Sponsorship packages available. Tickets available online at fredericksburgdu.org or the Made in Virginia Store, 920 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg.
Sept. 14: Buddy Fines Memorial Bass Tournament. Rappahannock River, Hick’s Landing. Fishing from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a social to follow with food and drink. Entry fee is $100 per team. First place receives $1,000 with a 20-boat minimum. For more details, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call Sam Musselman at 540-907-1466 or Shawn Tate at 540-295-3771.