Crouching to follow and going prone to feed helps along with ghille and bug repellent. When placing hive after taming it is free standing, if you place on a wall even though it will let you, you can’t access the inventory.
The honey is a must for fishing. It can be used for salmon, just like leech blood. I used it as bait for an hour and noticed that fish bite more frequently. In a pool with coel and salmon, I noticed that the salmon bit more frequently than the coels while using honey as bait.