Yesterday was a great day to be outside. It was picture perfect with bright sunshine, just right temperature and colorful autumn leaves. A good day to invite some friends to the TomahawkGuys main target range for a little ‘Hawktoberfest action. Among those were a few folks who got to throw a tomahawk for the first time. I recently built a couple extra portable stands and it was an opportunity to use them to set up 5 throwing lanes so there wasn’t a line of people waiting to throw. I knew all those extra targets laying around would come in handy for a time like this.

5 Throwing Lanes

Here is a picture of some of the younger folks enjoying themselves learning to master the throws. For most it was their first or second time throwing but, like most people, they caught on fast. At one point one of them told me he stuck 66 throws in a row, and this was his first day throwing! It was hard to break them away even at supper time. The lure of brats and metts grilled over the open hickory wood fire was barely enough to get them to stop.

Youngsters enjoying “Hawktoberfest”

“Gentlemen (and ladies), choose your weapons”