Quick Info

About the place

Coloong is an old fishing barangay in Valenzuela City which can be reached conveniently within an hours drive from Manila. It has two parallel streets, namely Coloong 1 and 2. Further east lies another barangay, Tagalag.

Recently, http://www.filipinoanglers.org organized a fishing tournament there with the aid of the Valenzuela Gov’t.
How to get thereDriving Directions
1. from NLEX, Exit at Valenzuela Exit and turn left and travel down Maysan Rd.
Just go straight until you reach McArthur Hiway
Turn right and drive towards Malanday until you see the Meralco Office on your right.
Turn left at the inverted Y intersection
Drive about 1.5 km and turn right at the very first crossroad. Thats Coloong 1.
Go straight ahead about 1.5 km until you reach a public school on your right. About 100 meters ahead, turn right to Kapitans pond.2. From Monumento, take McArthur Hiway and drive towards Malanday until you see the Meralco Office on your right
Turn left at the inverted Y intersection
Drive about 1.5 km and turn right at the very first crossroad. Thats Coloong 1.
Go straight ahead about 1.5 km until you reach a public school on your right. About 100 meters ahead, turn right to Kapitans pond.

3. Via Polo Road.
From Monumento, take the road to Maysilo until you reach Santolan Malabon.
After Santolan, Go staright to Arkong Bato and POLO Valenzuela.
When you reach Polo Church, Turn right until you reach the part where the road separates. If you turn left, about 150m, you should reach Coloong 2.
Go straight ahead, you should reach Coloong 1.
It doesn’t matter whether you take Coloong 1 or 2. It’s the same baranggay and you should reach the same destination.

Using Public Transport
For the commuter, the easiest way to get to Coloong is via Public Bus. From anywhere in Edsa, hail a Bus bound for Malanday/Meycauyan. These buses will ply the Edsa – Monumento – MacArthur route going to Valenzuela, which was described in Option 2 above. Get off at the Meralco Office (on your right) at Malanday. Cross the road and board the jeeps going to Obando, get off at Coloong 1 and get one of the pedicabs or tricycles to bring you to Kapitans pond.Map

Where to fish

Several private ponds are open to the Public. However, one of the more popular payponds are Kapitans pond and Aling Nene’s which are both at Coloong 1.
Theres another pond at Coloong 2 called Anahaw which is a lot smaller but has the same amenities as Kapitans. Not to be outdone, Tagalag also has it’s own line up of fishable ponds, namely Ka Totoy Llenados Pond, Binlitan ni Hapon and Horshe

Below is a list of other ponds which have recently opened to the public. It is advised that you contact them first to confirm if they are open and if the ponds are stocked.
What you may catch
Common catches are tilapia and bangus, plus the ocassional bycatches of ayungin and biya. Anglers who are out for more challenging targets go after apahap (barramundi) and dalag (haruan). More elusive targets like bidbid (ladyfish) and buwan buwan (tarpon) lurk in some of the bigger ponds. Being a paypond, you will have to pay for your catch by the kilo, but prices are always affordable as they are the same as market price or even cheaper.

Where to Stay
Unfortunately, there are no hotels in Coloong itself and the fishponds don’t have overnight cottages yet. Hopefully, such amenities will be available as pond owners develop their properties further.

10 Responses

  1. can i have your tel. no. or cell no. to contact u .
    mag inquire sna ako pno pgpunta jan , magkno , wat tym lng pwede pls. txtbck tnx

  2. ho ba kami mag fishing tom. mga what time ho kayo open. pde ba kami magbaon ng foods. thnks

  3. Thank you for coming up with a list of fishpond caretakers and owner. However, its too small to read. Can i request an email of a bigger copy so i can contact them for some fishing and fun.

  4. hi kim,

    Im very sorry for the late reply. Have lost my password to blog and had been busy. A bigger pic can be seen here:

  5. location of your tackle shop please

  6. Bukas po ba kahit sunday kahit umuulan

  7. Can you please help me if Coloong 1 was already converted to real estate, napansin ko kasi na marami na natayo bahay. si Mr. bien ba talaga presidente,

  8. Bosing yung mga nakatao na bahay sa Coloong 1, Magkaroon ba yan ng Titulo. Meron kasi current na patayo heartville sa coloong 1, si Mr. Bien ang Presidente.

  9. bukas po kayo ngayong holy week?

  10. gusto po sana naming magconduct ng research about sa water quality ng fishponds sa coloong,, pd po ba malaman ang number nyo para makapag inquire kami ng mga available na fishpond na pdng itest

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