The Wild Initiative, LLC is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.
The primary goal of this website, podcast and associated social media platforms has always been to document my journey becoming a hunter, angler and outdoorsman… and to share with all y’all everything I learn all along the way. To offset the somewhat burdensome cost of running The Wild Initiative, I’ll often use affiliate links that will make me a couple of cents on the dollar… instead of using direct site links that get me squat. Other times, I may get a free hat or beer koozie from a friend or even be lucky enough to have someone pick up the lunch tab.
I have a firm policy of only promoting products that I wholly believe in. However, our federal government nannies in the FTC have no faith in your abilities of discernment. Consequently, they require that, as a podcaster, blogger and social influencer wannabe, I disclose any possible situations that could cause the slightest bias in my recommendations. Fully complying with their regulations would be near-impossible and would make nearly everything I post an absolute mess of legalese. So, for any link that I post, guest I interview, product I use, logo I wear, company I mention, or positive thought I think, please assume that I’m doing so with a profoundly sinister hidden agenda and that all of the following hold true: