Efinger Sporting Goods

Retailer of all types of sports equipment, clothing, athletic gear, hunting and fishing gear since 1909.

Cast Your Line for Great Fishing Tips [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you love nothing more than baiting your hook and waiting for the fish to start biting, then you know you can never learn enough about the sport. Every outing brings a new lesson about how to be more effective, whether you’re a freshwater fan or love to hit the open seas. Half the battle is having the right supplies. That’s why you need the right sports store to go to for everything from lures to lines. Another part of winning on the water is research. Spend some time getting to know the areas you fish, and keep a journal documenting your catches and the conditions so you can learn when and where you’re most likely to make a big haul. You can find more fishing tips in this Infographic from Efinger Sporting Goods. Our Bridgewater sports store has everything you need for your fishing trips, and all of the other sports equipment you could want. Help your fellow fishers by sharing this information.

Selecting a Fly Fishing Rod

If you’re interesting in fishing and camping, a visit to your local sporting goods store can help you find all of the right fishing and camping equipment you need. When fly-fishing, selecting the right fishing rod can help you catch different kinds of fish.

Watch this video to learn more about the different kinds of fly fishing rods depending upon the fish you want to catch. Expert David Dirks, the outdoor columnist for the Time Herald-Record, offers advice on choosing your next fly fishing rod.

At Efinger Sporting Goods, we have a wide variety of camping and fishing equipment and sporting goods in Bridgewater. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff can help you choose the right sports equipment for your every need. Visit us today or call us at (732) 356-0604 for more information.

Improving Your Baseball Swing

baseball swing

If you play baseball or softball, there are a few ways that you can add power to your swing. The simplest way is to visit your local sporting goods store and choose a baseball bat of the appropriate size and weight. Next, you can improve your stance. Take a step towards the pitcher at the beginning of your swing, keeping your weight balanced. The toes on your leading foot should point towards the pitcher to keep your body from twisting as you swing.

Before swinging, your hands should be up around your chest, and your elbows should be at a 45-degree angle. If your hands or elbows are too high, you’ll hit the ball into the ground. When you hit the ball, your hands should remain close to your body. As you swing downwards, the palm of your top hand should be facing, and your swing should end with your arms high to ensure follow through.

If you play baseball or softball, visit us at Efinger Sporting Goods for all of your sports gear and sports equipment in Bridgewater. We offer the largest selection in the area, at very competitive prices. Check out our website, or call us today at (732) 356-0604.

Comparing Down and Synthetic Sleeping Bags

If you’re planning a camping trip, you may be interested in the difference between down sleeping bags and synthetic sleeping bags. Whether you’re planning on using a camping tent, or just using a sleeping bag under the stars, it’s important to have the right sleeping bag for the weather and your comfort level.

Watch this video to learn about what both down and synthetic sleeping bags have to offer. Visit your local sporting goods store and speak with someone who can offer you advice about which type would be better for the weather and terrain in your region.

If you’re looking for tents, sleeping bags, or other camping accessories in Bridgewater, visit us at Efinger’s Sporting Goods. We sell high-quality sporting goods, apparel, and outdoor gear both online and in our store. Call us today at (732) 356-0604 to learn more.

Choosing the Right Baseball Glove for Your Position

When choosing a baseball glove, comfort and fit are very important considerations. Beyond that, you must choose a glove appropriate for your position. Different gloves are made specifically for infielders and outfielders, as well as first basemen, pitchers and catchers. Talk to your coach and read this guide before visiting your local sporting goods store for your sports equipment.

Pitcher’s Gloves and Catcher’s Mitts

Pitchers can typically use any type of infielder glove. When choosing a pitcher’s glove, you want to find one with a closed glove. This allows you to hide the ball and handgrip from your batter. A catcher’s mitt is very distinctive. As catchers need to catch balls thrown at high speeds, the glove is more padded and much larger than other gloves to provide protection for your hands. Its larger size makes for a larger target for those throwing the ball to you.

First Basemen Gloves

First basemen gloves are very different from infielder and outfielder gloves. The glove is larger, without finger holes. The edge of the glove is curved to facilitate picking up balls from the ground. It is also larger to provide a better target for those throwing the ball.

Infielder and Outfielder Gloves

Infielders use smaller, lighter gloves to allow the player to move quickly. Second basemen gloves are smaller and allow the player to transfer the ball easily from hand to hand. Shortstop gloves and third basemen gloves are longer, allowing them to increase their throwing range. Third basemen gloves also have a deep pocket and open web, which makes it easier to catch fast balls thrown from short distances. Outfielder gloves are the longest. They also have a deep pocket to prevent fly balls from popping out of the glove.

If you’re looking for sports equipment, accessories, or apparel in Bridgewater, visit us at Efinger’s Sporting Goods. Our store has been family owned and operated since 1909, and we are one of the largest sporting goods stores in America. Call us today at (732) 356-0604 or visit our online sporting goods store.

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Hours of Operation:

  • 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Sunday
  • 9:30 AM to 8:00 PM Monday
  • 9:30 AM to 8:00 PM Tuesday
  • 9:30 AM to 8:00 PM Wednesday
  • 9:30 AM to 8:00 PM Thursday
  • 9:30 AM to 8:00 PM Friday
  • 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM Saturday