Like many of us, Florida-based Bass Pro Tour pro Keith Carson started out walking the banks with a bag of worms in his pocket. Many years have gone by – and Carson is carving out a stout career as a tournament pro – but the kid from Debary, Florida, still sometimes comes out whenever he spies a good spot to fish from the bank.

In this Major League Lesson, find out what Carson looks for in a good bank-fishing location, and why he relies on a simple 1-2 punch of a Texas-rigged Berkley PowerBait MaxScent Lil’ General and a Berkley Frittside 5 to target bass from the bank.